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Passive House, Climate Action

Architecture professor In Cho brings her expertise in energy-efficient design to equip the next generation of architects to address climate change.

Home Becoming

In Islands, a work of performance architecture cocreated by Alex Schweder, BArch ’93, Professor CCE of Industrial and Interior Design, there is no perfect house.

By Clinton Krute
A white and gray cat with green eyes peers up from the shadows on a wood deck as a hand reaches down to pet it

Not Only a Place, But a Feeling

“Home is the place where we most intimately meet ourselves, and can build a space where the primary concern is love, and care.” Madeline McQuillan,…
A naturally lit gallery space full of furniture and objects on display and walls hung with process and product photography

The Making of the Objects We Live With

It was often called a furniture-making class, but instructor Gweny Jin both agreed and disagreed. “I would rather call it the class of ‘making things,’”…
Clothing and accessories spread out neatly around a tidily packed suitcase on a white bed in front of a bright red wall

Painting Visions of Home

A light in a brownstone window, the embracing warmth of a deep tub or an imagined garden, a full bowl, a chair to rest, familiar…
Person rides electric bike with delivery containers down city street

Amplifying NYC’s Bold Women

A graduate of Pratt’s Library and Information Science program, Cynthia Tobar bridges her expertise as an archivist and oral historian with her work as an…

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