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Research Open House 2020

Tak Ying Chan, BFA Interior Design ’20
Melissa Cicetti, Adjunct Associate Professor
School of Design, Interior Design

The system of the contemporary society is heavily based on the consummative style of living, especially in highly developed cities like New York. Symbiosis seeks to address how urban consumerism, which has almost always been in the direction of exploitation of the environment, be replaced with a better system of living through accomplishing the opposite: to live and work in symbiosis with nature, adapting a mutualistic relationship between us and the environment.