Current Exhibitions

October 1, 2015 - January 16, 2016

Designing Affordability: Quicker, Smarter, More Efficient Housing Now

 Designing Affordability: Quicker, Smarter, More Efficient Housing Now presents 23 case studies that address ways of reducing costs without compromising design quality. Affordable housing typically refers to policy initiatives that ensure that residents at a certain income can qualify for housing units, but affordability is a broader concept. The exhibition examines how architects, engineers, planners, policy makers, tenants, and homeowners are crafting innovative ways to reduce the cost of housing by rethinking how we build, maintain, and occupy structures.

The strategies include reimagining public housing, leveraging land, building simply, deploying technology, rethinking home life, constructing modularly, and building incrementally.

Curator: Marc Norman
Architect: Bernheimer Architecture
Graphic Designer: Once-Future Office

RELATED PROGRAMMING

Designing Affordability Exhibition Opening
Thursday, October 1, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Designing Affordability Symposium
Saturday, October 3, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

FamilyDay@theCenter
Saturday, November 14, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 - 4:00 pm


Designing Affordability: Quicker, Smarter, More Efficient Housing Now is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

This exhibition was made by possible by the generous support of the following sponsors:

Underwriter

 
2015 AIANY President's Circle

Supporters

FXFOWLE
MechoSystems

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