When: 8:00am-10:00 am, Friday, September 19th
Where: The Center For Architecture, 536 Laguardia Pl, New York, NY 10012
Come to the Center for Architecture to see a presentation on CHPC’s “Building Envelope” study – and to offer your suggestions on how to solve this conundrum to the Department of City Planning (DCP).
The Building Envelope Conundrum is a fascinating case study looking into the impact of the contextual building envelope rules on residential development. We found that eight out of seventeen recent residential projects were unable to use all of their permitted floor area due to the rules that set the three-dimensions of a new building.
Staff from DCP are actively engaged in this issue as they explore ways to facilitate housing production, affordability and quality, and the contributions new buildings can make to the city’s streets and neighborhoods. They will be taking part in the discussions and we are all eager to hear your ideas.
So consider how you would fix the Building Envelope Conundrum and be part of the solution on September 19th!
In partnership with AIA Planning & Urban Design:
Jerilyn Perine, Executive Director, Citizens Housing & Planning Council
Mark Ginsberg, FAIA, Founding Partner, Curtis + Ginsberg Architects
Samantha Magistro, Managing Director of New Business, Bronx Pro
Jeff Shumaker, Chief Urban Designer and Director, NYC Department of City Planning
Howard Slatkin, Director of Sustainability, NYC Department of City Planning
Sarah Watson, Deputy Director, Citizens Housing & Planning Council
Douglas Woodward, Vice President of Design and Development, Edison Properties