PGID

5122

Materials & Performance

Parsons School of Design: Interior Design

Non-Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Materials & Performance

Fall 2018

Taught By: Samantha Bennett

Section: A

CRN: 2547

Credits: 3

This course is an intensive research seminar into materials in design, from the structural to the decorative, as viewed through the critical lens of sustainability. Part lecture, part research lab, and part field work, this course gives an overview of the role of materials in the formation and execution of spatial concept. Throughout the semester, relationships between material, performance and use are established and evaluated within a practice of committed sustainability. Traditional, composite, and interactive materials are introduced and discussed. Accompanying this course are field trips to product and material manufacturers and research laboratories as well as a variety of materials libraries. Use of fabrication shops are incorporated into course assignments. The course focuses on issues of materials and sustainability with the goal of developing a sensibility about the way material decisions affect the environment and the performance of interior spaces.

Pre-requisite(s): none. Open to: Masters Degree in Interior Design and Masters Degree in Interior Design and Lighting Design Double Major Only; Others by permission.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Interior Design (PGID)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 16

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:48am 11/14/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Parsons East 25 E13th

Room: 201

Date Range: 8/30/2018 - 12/13/2018

Materials & Performance

Fall 2018

Taught By: Yu Nong Khew

Section: B

CRN: 3162

Credits: 3

This course is an intensive research seminar into materials in design, from the structural to the decorative, as viewed through the critical lens of sustainability. Part lecture, part research lab, and part field work, this course gives an overview of the role of materials in the formation and execution of spatial concept. Throughout the semester, relationships between material, performance and use are established and evaluated within a practice of committed sustainability. Traditional, composite, and interactive materials are introduced and discussed. Accompanying this course are field trips to product and material manufacturers and research laboratories as well as a variety of materials libraries. Use of fabrication shops are incorporated into course assignments. The course focuses on issues of materials and sustainability with the goal of developing a sensibility about the way material decisions affect the environment and the performance of interior spaces.

Pre-requisite(s): none. Open to: Masters Degree in Interior Design and Masters Degree in Interior Design and Lighting Design Double Major Only; Others by permission.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Interior Design (PGID)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 15

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:48am 11/14/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: Parsons East 25 E13th

Room: 201

Date Range: 8/30/2018 - 12/13/2018