Make it in NYC!

Parsons School of Design: Parsons First Year

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students (with Restrictions)
Make it in NYC!
Spring 2024
Taught By: Mark Righter
Section: A

CRN: 2360

Credits: 3

In this course students are introduced to the variety of building and manufacturing industries in and around the city through behind-the-scene tours. Students are exposed to a range of volumes of production including one-off, custom, artisanal craft, batch, and mass production. The physical scale of production is explored as well, from small parts up to the creation of architecture and urban infrastructure. Students learn about the collaborative potential of the designer with local industry, and how the design process responds to scale and volume. Students work individually and in teams on studio projects that relate to the different industries studied.

Open to: Parsons First Year students, and others, space provided.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Parsons First Year (PUFY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few 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: 11:30am EST 2/23/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Wednesday
Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm
Building: Parsons 2 W 13th
Room: 503
Date Range: 1/24/2024 - 5/8/2024