Frank Lind Painting Professor Frank Lind from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. The devastating effects of global warming on polar ice caps and worldwide sea levels are among the most visible consequences of rising temperatures, but they creep up slowly: Lower Manhattan may well one day be underwater, but no one has yet gone swimming in SoHo. […]
Project Case Study: “Fracking” Alice Zinnes Foundation Department Proffessor Fine Art Painter Alice Zinnes – Fracking from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Alice Zinnes – Exit Art Panel from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Overview When Alice Zinnes, fine arts painter and Foundation Department professor at Pratt Institute, learned that hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” was coming to […]
Project Case Study: Fiber Placement Technology Mike Silver Mike Silver – Fiber Placement Technology from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Overview Mike Silver credits the History Channel for his dedication to computer-aided fiber placement technology: while watching a television show on how business jets were made, he caught a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it clip of an enormous robot working […]
This series of educational videos demonstrate how to properly maintain, store and dispose of hazardous solvents in the art studio. They also illustrate safety measures that all students should take when using paints, dyes and solvents in the art studio. Bob Ross faithfully taught us how to make happy little clouds for years. Now he […]
Carol Crawford, a faculty member in the Interior Design Department at Pratt Institute, discusses how Interior Designers can incorporate sustainable practices and materials in design projects. Each chapter focuses on a different chapter of LEED, Leadership in Energy Efficient Design, as it relates to interior design. Chapter 1: Introduction Pratt Institute – Interior Design Sustainability […]
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 Painting Processes Class from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Project Case Study: Stomata Slides Elizabeth Whalley, Visiting Assistant Professor Overview Stomata: n. (def) The stomata are 3-cell groups on the underside ofleaves which take in carbon dioxide and allow water and free oxygen to escape. They are crucial for controlling carbon dioxide levels in the […]