Category Archive: Projects

Designer, Meet Policymaker – A Collaborative Effort


The Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, Urban Policy Lab has collaborated with Parsons to take a stab at prison reform. After a yearlong campaign,  the Correctional Association of New York is contemplating a major makeover—from both a policy and design standpoint. Students from both programs have had the opportunity to collaborate and experience the …

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Department of Energy features Empowerhouse

Department of Energy has featured Empowerhouse. In the video, Lakiya Culley talks about how her solar-powered, passive home, located in D.C.’s Deanwood neighborhood, has changed her family’s future.    

Student Projects: Franchesca Cifuentes

Harlem Peace Partners is a grantmaking and research institute with a mission to support and strengthen community-based anti youth-violence organizations, programs, projects, and entrepreneurs in Harlem. We seek to facilitate the growth and development of community-based organizations (CBOs) by building their capacity so that they may have a greater impact on the youth and the community as a whole.

Student Projects: Daniela Talero

“Junt@s is a soon-to-be organization that aims to bring economic opportunity through sewing for women who are heads of households, victims of domestic violence, or casualties of the political conflict in La Merced, Caldas, Colombia.” -Daniela Talero

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Student Projects: Sustainable Urban Communities

Each semester, the Sustainable Urban Communities (SUC) practicum offers Milano students the opportunity to reach outside the classroom and make a impact in the broader community, addressing issues from affordable housing to food systems to disaster recovery.

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