CHPC staff and board members are involved in a multitude of policy events throughout the year in New York City and other locations throughout the country and across Europe. Keep track of the latest CHPC events here.
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Breakfast Launch Event: Making Neighborhoods
Citizens Housing & Planning Council has undertaken a study that measures neighborhood change across New York City by putting people at the center of its analysis. The result is a dynamic interactive map that will change the way you think about the places you live and work.
When: Wednesday, November 5 at 8:00am
Where: Citibank, 388 Greenwich St., New York, NY 10013
RSVP to Elizabeth Rossi by Monday, November 3.
CHPC and lead researcher Raisa Bahchieva identified 14 groups that share demographic characteristics using cluster analysis techniques. These population “clusters” emerged because they shared similar household type, race, income, age, …Read more
CHPC at Dwell on Design NYC!
It was so great to be a part of the first Dwell on Design event in NYC! We had so much fun at the LA Dwell of Design and it was an honor to be a part of the first ever Dwell on Design at 82 Mercer Street.
On the Main Stage on the last day, our Deputy Director, Sarah Watson took part on a panel talking about the design of small spaces. She took part in the panel along with Life Edited‘s David Friedlander and Michael Chen at MKCA Architecture talking about how small space living can …Read more
Roundtable Discussion: All Green Buildings Great and Small
CHPC will be hosting a round table discussion with industry professionals designed to help policymakers improve the coordination of existing programs and identify what policies are missing that new programs should address.
Using our report, All Green Buildings Great and Small as a starting point, the round table will explore what barriers limit building owners from taking advantage of all available resources and knowledge. The timing of the event couldn’t be better.. With the release of his plan to reduce New York City’s green house emissions,Built to Last, Mayor DeBlasio, has draw national attention to the question …Read more
Living Large in Small Spaces Panel
Deputy Director, Sarah Watson, will be featured on a panel during Dwell on Design.
Date:Saturday, October 11, 2014-4:00pm to 5:00pm
About the panel:
“Micro-housing is the trend du jour—instead of expansive loft spaces, we’re seeing a shift toward city-led social housing competitions and developer-built condo towers with units marketed toward single occupants. Most New Yorkers live somewhere in the middle of the spectrum, packing into spaces between 500 and 1,000 square feet. Dwell invites David Friedlander of LifeEdited (whose Brooklyn apartment was featured in Dwell’s September 2014 issue), architect Michael Chen of Normal Projects, and Sarah Watson, deputy director …
Making Room Panel at Urban Land Institute
When: Wednesday, October 22nd, 12:30-2pm
Where: Jarvits Center, 655 W. 34th Street
CHPC will be hosting a panel discussion on our Making Room project at ULI’s annual Fall Meeting, as part of the affordable housing committee events. Making Room is an initiative that seeks to better match a city’s housing stock with the needs of its households, namely the rising single population that now makes up 47% of New Yorkers over 25.
Our deputy director, Sarah Watson, will present the project. Following the presentation will be a lively panel discussion centering on new housing typologies that allow for …Read more
Progressive Thinking on the Building Envelope
Earlier this year, after listening to concerns raised by our board members, we began to investigate how outdated rules governing building envelopes within contextual zoning can sometimes result in fewer residential units being built. We examined seventeen sites to see how much the building envelope rules affected the residential construction. Take a look at our full publication.
This morning, Friday September 19th, CHPC joined together with the New York City Department of City Planning (DCP) to discuss the findings of our study the “Building Envelope Conundrum.” The six person panel took place at the Center for Architecture.…Read more
This Friday- The Building Envelope Conundrum Panel
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
Alicia Glen at the CHPC Annual Luncheon
We were delighted to welcome the Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, Alicia Glen, as the keynote speaker at our Annual Luncheon this year. Watch her keynote speech here.
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