• Profile:

    Adriana Valdez Young is an urban design researcher and educator. She teaches at the Parsons School of Design and the Graduate Program for International Affairs at The New School. She holds a B.A. in History from Brown University and a M.A. in International Affairs from The New School. Her research and design projects explore luxury consumer enclaves, such as shopping malls, as archetypes for the global city. She has led the International Field Program in Beirut, and taught City as Lab: NYC BEIRUT - a collaborative urban design and research studio between the GPIA and the American University of Beirut (AUB). She is also a product hacker and blogger for IKEA.

    Current Courses:

    Ind Proj: Design Research

    Integrative Studio 2

    New Design Firms (Spring 2019)