Join us at the District Architecture Center for the second 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:Peter Barber, Principal of Peter Barber Architects in London, will discuss high and medium density street-based urban housing projects in London that have practical applications in Washington, DC. Case studies include:• The award-winning Donnybrook Quarter--described as “one of the most interesting housing schemes to be built in the capital for decades.”• Holmes Studios micro houses for the homeless, winner this year’s New London Architecture Building of the year • Coldbath Town urban village, winner of the Royal Academy Grand Prize for Architecture.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 for approaches to and solutions for affordable housing issues in the urban context, both in Washington, DC and abroad;2. Apply to their practice London-based novel approaches to the density of urban housing projects;3. Explore new methods for addressing the affordable housing crisis in the world’s cities, such as the deployment of micro housing; and4. Incorporate new approaches to affordable housing challenges and availability for families in the urban context. Credits: 1.5 HSW|LUsPrice:$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.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
District Architecture Center421 7th Street NWWashington, District of Columbia 20004USA202.347.9403
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