Green Week 2013 Student Videos

[youtube id =”o7-0kqgD9VI”] Green Week Video compiled and edited by Caroline Absher, Claire Jardin, Jim Kittel, Terry Lim, Mary Valiant and Jennifer Wang [youtube id =”3_hBChlRoEo”] Green Week Video edited by Kyung Cheol An, Michelle Chen, Miso Hong, Jane Smarovozova, Edith Vaisberg [youtube id =”tj_e1vfKGpw”] Green Week Video edited by Andrew Diemer, Madeline Edgar, Sonya […]


Partnership in Academic Leadership in Sustainability (PALS) has been selected to show student work at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) from May 18th at 6pm to May 21st at 7pm. Videos, graphics and products will be displayed during NY’s Design Week. The theme of the ICFF booth is Homelessness, Natural Disasters and Climate Change […]

Pratt Design Incubator

Design that Makes a Difference The Pratt Design Incubator for Sustainable Innovation supports the entrepreneurial talents of designers, artists, and architects — including several Pratt alumni — by providing them with resources to launch businesses. The Incubator is part of Pratt Institute’s Center for Sustainable Design Studies and Research, which is led by Incubator Founder […]

2013 Sustainability Crash Course

Imagine being able to spend one amazing day immersed in learning about sustainable design—and meeting the people who have pioneered new thinking and practices. On Saturday, March 23, 2013, Pratt’s CSDS presented the third annual Sustainability Crash Course, a day-long series of workshops with a host of experts from Pratt’s sustainable design faculty and elsewhere. The event was a great […]

Damon A. Chaky – Department of Mathematics and Science

Damon A. Chaky is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Science at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. He conducts research in the field of environmental chemistry, particularly in the sources, transport, behavior and fate of chemical contaminants. A majority of his work focuses on the greater New York City urban environment […]

Eva Hanhardt – Environmental Systems Management Program

Eva Hanhardt Coordinator, Environmental Systems Management Program, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment Eva Hanhardt is Senior Advisor to the Planning Center at the Municipal Arts Society, having previously served as co-director and director of the Planning Center and co-director of the ImagineNY project. The ImagineNY project, which receive an award in 2002 from […]

Karen Stone – Industrial Design

Karen Stone is Director of Design for Knoll, Inc. Responsible for the design of Knoll Showrooms, exhibits and trade shows, Karen has had the additional responsibility for the direction and development of new product collections for Knoll. She is also responsible for bringing sustainable design, new materials and technologies to Knoll product design and establishing […]

William Hilson Professsor, Graduate Communications Design Program

Bill Hilson is an adjunct professor in Pratt Institute’s Graduate Communication Design Department, serving since 1991. He was privileged to serve as Acting Department Chair during the Fall ’05 and Spring ’06 semesters. Originally trained in architecture, Prof. Hillson turned to graphic design and illustration for his professional focus. He has spent most of his […]

Meta Brunzema – River Pool

Project Case Study: River Pool Meta Brunzema Architects Adjunct Assistant Professor Graduate Architecture & Urban Design Meta Brunzema – River Pool from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Overview “It’s a small thing, really, an odd-looking rainbow-colored circle in the Hudson, 20 feet in diameter, that you can spot from the Metro-North trains rushing by or from […]

Erika Doering Design – Sustainable Interior Renovations

Project Case Study: Sustainable Interior Renovations Erika Doering Design Adjunct Associate Professor Industrial Design Erika Doering – Tour from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Overview “My clients are my biggest inspiration and resource – their culture, personal treasures and individual style. We work together to preserve what they have while creating new ways of living. Many […]