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Hurricane Sandy survivors in NYC need your immediate support

  Dear All, I hope that you are well and safe. Sadly, the social and urban devastation turned out greater than anyone could have imagined, millions of our neighbors are now in a very precarious situation, including colleagues in the Urban Ecologies program. If you are capable, please do your best to help in whatever … Continue reading

Communities Of … Symposium

Hope everyone is well! If you haven’t yet received this notice (via symposium registration), the following is a note from Pascale, Cynthia and Fabiola, the co-organizers of the Communities Of … Exhibition and Symposium: — Dear registered participants of the “Communities of _________” symposium, We hope this email finds you well and that you and … Continue reading

Update 10/30: New School will remain closed until Monday, November 5

Following this announcement, we will plan to resume our studio on Monday, November 5. NEW MESSAGE FROM NEW SCHOOL (TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30) Unfortunately, continuing power outages in Lower Manhattan require that The New School remain closed until Monday, November 5 when we expect to resume all normal activities. We regret the great inconvenience but must consider … Continue reading

Space Workshop

Joel expressed a need for a space workshop this week – thanks Joel! This workshop would include you, as students (minus a formal meeting) @ the new 66 Fifth Avenue space (Room 603). This is to imagine and create the space (with its materials) where you will work – while being in the space. Possible … Continue reading

Dry Erase Boards

All dry erase carts on the 12th Floor will be erased and cleaned by the University this weekend. They have received instructions not to touch Room 1204B. Ensure any carts that may be outside the DUE studio are placed inside 1204B – not outside! Even though instructions have been received, it may be a good … Continue reading

BIG EVENT TOMORROW! The Right to Housing with UN Rapporteur Raquel Rolnik

BIG EVENT TOMORROW!  The Right to Housing with UN Rapporteur Raquel RolnikFriday, October 26, 1-3pm CUNY Graduate Center Elebash Recital Hall UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing Raquel Rolnik will present her report on the Financialization of Housing, which will be formally submitted to the United Nations on Monday. The program will … Continue reading

Schedule of Meetings & Events for Thursday 10/25

Details and plans for tomorrow, Thursday 10/25: 12.30p: Space Meeting with Alison and Nadine @ 66 Fifth Avenue Room 603 Per Joel’s email, this is your opportunity to discuss how you envision using the space, and what materials are needed to realize the new space. 3-6p: Team Meetings On Monday, all research groups expressed interest … Continue reading

Symposium Registration

When registering (as individuals) for the Communities of… Symposium, you will be prompted to email a photo of yourself for the exhibition’s Web site (to kelll711@newschool.edu) as the final step. When you do this, Pascale said to ensure to include “Exhibitor” in the subject line of the email, just prior to your name. The symposium … Continue reading

URGENT: Exhibition

As we prepare for the exhibition, a few points are in need of further emphasis. Try not to view this as additional work dedicated to the exhibition, but rather the articulation of the design process in which you are already immersed. This can include your dialogue with communities – or even your questions that may … Continue reading

Communities Of… Symposium Registration

As a reminder, please register for the Communities Of … Symposium here, if the studio has not already done so. Our registration of the project is for the symposium’s workshop facilitators, so they can be informed of the projects exhibited. The projects will then be the subjects of discussion in the workshops. Also, please remember … Continue reading


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