Join us at the District Architecture Center for the inaugural lecture in the Housing Matters series. More than simply shining a light on the District’s ongoing affordable housing crisis, Housing Matters features speakers and case studies from here and abroad that offer real-world solutions that could make an impact here in DC.How can designers, developers, and architects lead this initiative to better serve the needs of middle-income residents and families? Join us at Housing Matters to find out.
About this lecture:Nancy Hooff, Founding Principal at Somerset Development Company, will use case studies, including Portner Flats, to highlight possibilities in combining inclusionary zoning, tenant engagement, and family housing with affordability, sustainability, historic preservation and more.
Sponsored by Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc.; the CNA Insurance Companies; and The AIA Trust, providers of the AIA Trust Professional Liability Insurance Program.
After attending this course, participants will be able to:1. Explore case studies of approaches and solutions for affordable housing issues in the urban context;2. Identify specific tools for approaching solutions to housing affordability challenges faced by cities;3. Recognize how approaches to historic preservation and sustainability can affect affordable housing objectives and multi-family housing; and4. Incorporate affordable housing approaches and tools into their practice.
Credits: 1.5 HSW|LUs
Price:$10 for students & Assoc. AIA members$15 for AIA & DAC members$35 for non-members.Registration required.
Please note: You must attend the entire session to receive continuing education credit.
Monday, November 14, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
District Architecture Center421 7th Street NWWashington, District of Columbia 20004USA202.347.9403
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