Archive for In the Media
Inside the Rent views reach 15,000
We are incredibly excited to announce that Inside the Rent has reached 15,000 views since the game was released in June! CHPC designed the game to educate players about the cost of building new rental housing in a fun and interactive way.
Inside the Rent has also received positive press coverage in numerous media outlets:
- Planetizen: Sunday Funday: Game Simulates the Development Experience
- Habitat: This Game Lets You Tackle the Challenges of Planning Affordable Housing in NYC
- DNAInfo: Does This Game Make Planning Affordable Housing Fun?
- Greater Greater Washington: Think the rent’s too high? try your hand at managing a
Inside New York’s First Micro Unit Building
As micro units continue to provide livable solutions to space and cost concerns in cities across the country, New York City will be getting its first prefabricated, micro-apartment complex. Last week, the New York Times toured the Brooklyn Navy Yards home of Capsys Corp., where the My Micro NY units are being assembled.
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“My Micro NY, made of prefabricated modular units built at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, will be stacked into place this spring. The apartments will come with kitchenettes, wheelchair-accessible bathrooms, ceilings over nine feet high and big windows. And to help make living in a small space
Uneven Growth Exhibit and New Ideas for Changing Household Composition
Yesterday CHPC staff and a few board members had the wonderful opportunity to accompany Bradley Samuels of Situ Studios on a tour of Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Mega Cities at MoMA.
The exhibition is broken up into six urban case study teams: New York, Rio de Janeiro, Mumbia, Lagos, Hong Kong, and Istanbul. Walking into the gallery, the visitor experiences a cacophany of sounds and a variety of visual experiences. Full scale maps and illustrations cover the walls; tucked in the back corner is the area devoted to New York City.
Our fair city itself happens to be …Read more