About Healthy Materials Lab
Everyone deserves a healthy home.
We are Healthy Materials Lab, a design research lab at Parsons School of Design. We are dedicated to a world in which people’s and environmental health is placed at the center of all design decisions.
Collaboratively, we address toxics and climate through bringing awareness and charting pathways to design and construct healthy homes. Let's accelerate the rate of change together.Learn More Signup for Newsletter
How We Help
From our Blog
Architizer Sustainability Influencer Partnership: a series
Back-To-School Repair Workshop
Announcing Fall 2023 Events
50,000+ Trace Material podcast episode downloads
14,000+ mailing list subscribers
5,000+ online course participants
5,000+ annual pdf resource downloads
1,000+ annual visitors to the materials library
Healthy Materials & Sustainable Buildings (Coursera)
Take A Course with our Renowned Instructors. Whether for professional credits or just to improve your knowledge about healthy building, take one of our classes. While not free, we make every effort to keep our course fees as low as possible without any sacrificing of quality.
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