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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 […]
Material Swap from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. A look at just one of the events taking place on National Campus Sustainability Day. The material swap provided a place for students to trade materials.
2012-west elm along with designing hope studio and a team from Pratt Institute worked to develop furniture concepts for the way people use and live with technology. Students conducted research to better understand existing and emerging trends around technology use in the home. From that research new product offerings were uncovered. One key insight centered […]
Permeable Pavers from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Pratt’s Green News segments highlight sustainability initiatives on campus. Stories include facilities work on campus as well as environmental conscious projects lead by students and faculty members.
Lina Fedirko – Sustainable Fashion Designer from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Lina Fedirko, senior fashion design major at Pratt Institute, talks with us about the concept for her senior thesis, a sustainable fashion line.
Biomimicry from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. CSDS launched its first professional workshop on Saturday, April 4th as a part of Pratt’s 2009 “Green Week”. The event was attended by over 50 faculty from the School of Art and Design, the School of Architecture and the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Rebecca Welz (ID and […]
Sustainable South Bronx Project Documentary from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. September, 2009 The Pratt Design Incubator (a division of CSDS) partnered with Sustainable South Bronx (SSBX), a community organization dedicated to Environmental Justice solutions, to design a series of street furniture for the South Bronx Lafayette Avenue Greenway project. This large-scale project aims to sustainably […]
Kamdyn Moore, Environmental Systems Management Program Alternative transportation has been one of the City’s leading initiatives, highlighting bike transit as one of the most “environmentally-friendly and space-efficient” ways of traveling around the five boroughs. New York City’s Mayor, Michael Bloomberg’s PlaNYC acknowledges and supports opportunities for improving education on the benefits of bicycling, safety issues, […]
3rd + Bond Design Build Project from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Pratt Institute partnered with Hudson Companies to outfit two of its Third + Bond condominium model residences, staged completely with Pratt designs from floor and wall coverings to home accessories, furniture, textiles, art, lighting elements, and wearables. This interdisciplinary collaboration showcases designs by Pratt […]
Client: Dr. Samuel Sia; School of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University Project: To design a processor for a high tech HIV testing device for clinical diagnostics in rural areas. Design research team worked in multiple areas in Rwanda with clinic doctors and nurses and brought back key information to the design team which resulted in additional […]