deSc / Deborah Schneiderman, RA, LEED AP explores prefabrication and the ready-made with new, alternative and ecologically sound building materials. Schneiderman, an Associate Professor of Interior Design in the School of Art & Design at Pratt Institute, received her MArch in Architecture from SCI-Arc and her BS in Design and Environmental Analysis from Cornell University. Her research explores sustainable built environments, and interior prefabrication. Recent publications include “The Prefabricated Kitchen: Substance and Surface” in the international journal Home Cultures, "Prefabricated Interior Design: Defining the Topic in the international journal Interiors: Design, Architecture, and the book, 'Inside Prefab: The Ready-made Interior’ published in 2012 by Princeton Architectural Press. Schneiderman has lectured at Storefront for Art and Architecture, The Center for Architecture, and Van Alen Institute Books, in addition to National and International Lectures.