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Healthy Materials Lab Goes Live! A webinar introducing the groundbreaking online Healthier Materials and Sustainable Buildings Certificate Program
Friday, December 15, 2017 12:00pm – 12:45pm @ Parsons School of Design
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 12:00pm – 1:00pm @ Donghia Gallery
On September 29th, the Healthy Material Lab, The Woolmark Company, and Parsons’ Making Center co-hosted “A Day of Wool” in the Making Center at Parsons. The event was an interactive affair, offering workshops, samples of wool in its various forms and bringing together farmers, manufacturers and designers to discuss the wool-making process from start to finish and explore the ways in which the industry is changing and needs to continue do so for the sake of our health and the health of our environment.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ Donghia Gallery
Oct 22, 2017
Recently, the Healthy Materials Lab collaborated with Parson’s School of Constructed Environments to enhance the sound quality in three small conference rooms in the new SCE hub. The rooms, aptly named the “hush rooms,” are innovative examples of how cutting edge healthy and sustainable materials can be used to better our experience indoors.
Friday, October 20, 2017 6:30pm – 8:30pm @ Shaw Showroom
October 12 – October 13, 2017 6:00pm – 12:00pm @ The New School University Center
Thursday, October 5, 2017 3:30pm – 7:00pm @ Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
Friday, September 29, 2017 10:00am – 4:00pm @ The Making Center
September 12 – September 14, 2017 8:30am – 6:30pm @ David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Understanding what goes into convenient everyday items is the primary purpose of the Green Science Policy’s Six Classes: Healthier Products, Healthier People, a video series educating people on how to avoid to toxic chemicals.
Jul 11, 2017
Healthy Materials Lab was invited to showcase healthier materials as part of Interiors & Sources’ exhibition, Materials Pavilion. The Lab created awareness for the toxics that are frequently an invisible part of materials and interiors. Chemicals such as formaldehyde (a known carcinogen) and Volatile Organic Compounds (compounds that become vapors and transmit hazardous chemicals into the air) are often found in common products used in interiors.