Archive for Shared Housing

Short film on the Making Room exhibition

Film-maker Joanna Arnow has made this incredible short film on last year’s Making Room exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York. Watch and enjoy!

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Making Room in L.A.

Making Room has spread outside of New York City over the last few years, including inspiring a new graduate research + design studio at the Georgia Tech School of Architecture entitled 21st Century Housing: Making Room in the Contemporary City.

As a part of that innovative studio, Sarah Watson of CHPC was invited to visit Dwell on Design LA at the Los Angeles Convention Center where the Georgia Tech team were showcasing the students work, announcing the winner of best design over the last year, and taking part in an onstage program to discuss the Making Room inspiration behind …

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Steering the New Course: policy ideas for the new administration


CHPC’s Ideas for Housing and Land Use Policy in New York City

With so much political change in New York this year, we felt that it was important to set out our suggestions and priorities for housing and land use policy based on all of CHPC’s work over recent years. We always aim to be a resource for decision-makers inside and outside of government – to help them to understand NYC’s most pressing housing and neighborhood issues, think through the real impact of policy on the three-dimensional built environment, and map out realistic policy steps for …

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Executive Director to Moderate Panel Discussion at ULI’s Fall Meeting in Chicago

Executive Director of CHPC, Jerilyn Perine will moderate the panel discussion  “Shared Housing Meets Micro Real Estate: Mining a Multi-Billion Dollar Underground Market in Search of Game-Changing Insights”.  

Pioneering developers will discuss how they are re-imagining housing solutions for first-time urban renters and galvanizing participants in the multifamily sector to bring the shared housing model out of the shadows of the underground market. Hear about the powerful demographic, socioeconomic and psychographic trends behind the emergence of the multi-billion dollar room-share market facilitated by Craigslist and similar websites.…

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Small + Shared = Green

Graham Hill's transformable apartment for Life Edited

What: Small + Shared = Green

When: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 from 6:30-8 pm

Where: The Museum of the City of New York – 1220 Fifth Avenue

Join us for a lively conversation with leaders who are spearheading a new approach to sustainability: Graham Hill, founder of and will discuss his ultra-compact, elegant and green approach to urban living – based on his equation that less stuff equals more happiness. Paul Freitag of Jonathan Rose Companies, a leader in developing high-density, mixed-use, and affordable green housing in NYC, will present the details of their submission to the …

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Festival of Ideas for the New City

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On Saturday, the sunny Bowery was host to the StreetFest portion of the first annual Festival of Ideas for the New City; a four day initiative spearheaded by the New Museum serving as a platform for artists, architects, and designers to exchange ideas, propose solutions, create new problems, and invite the public to participate in improving urban life.

CHPC partners, the Architectural League, took up residence in a stall on Rivington Street to promote a poster campaign which takes ideas that they have featured over the past two years on their Urban Omnibus website and distills them down to …

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