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Aging in [a] Place: Planning, Design & Spatial Justice in Aging Societies (2019)

Aging in [a] Place: Planning, Design & Spatial Justice in Aging Societies (2019)

The United States is an aging society with growing economic inequality and socio-cultural diversity. Age-associated disadvantages, such as declining health, overlap with unequal access...
The Housing System (2019)

The Housing System (2019)

The Housing System was a six-program series on pressing issues at the intersection of design, policy, and politics in housing in spring 2019.Plagued with seemingly...
Homelessness Charrette

Homelessness Charrette (2019)

Design as a human right, not a luxury or a privilege, has been at the core of SCI-Arc's mission and pedagogy since our founding...
Acts of Design: New Housing Paradigms in North America (2018)

Acts of Design: New Housing Paradigms in North America (2018)

This day-long conference assesses the current state of housing in North America through a combination of case-studies and expanded thematic discussions among architects, academics,...
Reframing Housing Development

Reframing Housing Development (2018)

What can be done to reduce the cost of housing, particularly in the United States? To help answer this question, we will bring together...
Tower, Slab, Superblock: Social Housing Legacies & Futures

Tower, Slab, Superblock: Social Housing Legacies & Futures

A single-day conference exploring policy and design strategies for reinvigorating postwar social housing. In 2016, the League brought together architects, historians, and activists from three...
Housing the Majority (2015)

Housing the Majority (2015)

In recent decades, debates on slums and the future of urban life have raged. Novelists, filmmakers, academics, cultural institutions, NGOs, foundations, and think tanks...
Buell Colloquium: The Figure of Democracy: Houses, Housing and the Polis (2014)

Buell Colloquium: The Figure of Democracy: Houses, Housing and the Polis (2014)

Saturday, May 10, 2014East Gallery, Buell Hall10:00­: Welcome Reinhold Martin (Director, Buell Center)10:10: “The Specter of Democracy: Figuring the Nineteenth-Century Anarchist City” Irene Cheng...
Making Room

Making Room – New York (2013)

Launched in 2011, this design study considered new types of housing to match New York's contemporary demographics and lifestyles. New York City has a remarkably...
Beyond Sprawl Symposium (2002)

Beyond Sprawl Symposium (2002)

The video begins with the conclusion of a presentation on the obstacles to low-density housing in Los Angeles by Angela Brooks-Scarpa.Gary Paige introduces a...