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Features
Turn, Turn, Turn

50 Years Ago in May, a Flashpoint of a Volatile Era Unified Young People across the Nation, and for Pratt’s Class of 1970, Punctuated Their Final Days as Students at the Institute

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Features
Research Accelerates

Pratt Fosters an Ecosystem of Investigation

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Solved
Pratt Alumna Blends Art, Design, and Science to Connect Viewers with the Natural World

From the pages of Prattfolio, this article is part of Solved, a section highlighting the problem-solving process in the real world, from the perspective of alumni in the field. The Fall/Winter 2019 issue features the work of multidisciplinary artist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, MFA Communications Design ’15, who uses her background in neuroscience and art and design practice to illuminate scientific wonders and explore nature’s mysteries. For her exhibition Connective Tissue, she created works that reveal life’s unifying forces.

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Crit
Pratt Industrial Design Faculty and Students Create Instrument for Public Celebration

This installment of Crit features Karol Murlak, Associate Professor of Industrial Design, with Danielle Begnaud, MID ’20.

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Features
Habitat for the Bees

One Pratt Professor Explores Post-Human Architecture for Native Pollinators

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Practice
From the Site of RETI BlueCity Lab, a Pratt Faculty-Designed Climate-Research Vessel

Prattfolio visits the site of RETI BlueCity Lab, with Gita Nandan, Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate Center for Planning and the Environment, and Zehra Kuz, Adjunct Professor CCE, Undergraduate Architecture, in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

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New and Noteworthy
New and Noteworthy: Summer Reading by Pratt Alumni

Hit the road this summer with the latest books from Pratt alumni—from mind-expanding escapes into art and design, to flights of fiction and fantasy, to memoir with a dose of comic relief, and even some imagination-igniting explorations for the kids (and the curious wonderer in everyone). Read on for a roundup of recent titles written, illustrated, and shaped by Pratt graduates.

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Features
The World in Young Eyes: Alumni Work Shines a Light on the Perspectives of Today’s Youth

How can young people’s stories help us relate to experiences vastly different from our own and perhaps make the world a more understanding, connected, and tolerant place?