Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers

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RENDERING OF THE “MAKING ROOM” EXHIBITION. (COURTESY RESOURCE FURNITURE)
RENDERING OF THE “MAKING ROOM” EXHIBITION. (COURTESY RESOURCE FURNITURE)


“Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers” showcases innovative design solutions to better accommodate New York City’s changing, and sometimes surprising, demographics, including a rising number of single people, and will feature a full-sized, flexibly furnished micro-studio apartment of just 325 square feet – a size prohibited in most areas of the city.  Visitors to the exhibition will see models and drawings of housing designs by architectural teams commissioned in 2011 by Citizens Housing & Planning Council, in partnership with the Architectural League of New York. The exhibition also presents winning designs from the Bloomberg administration’s recently launched pilot competition to test new housing models, as well as examples set by other cities in the United States and around the world, including Seattle, Providence, Montreal, San Diego, and Tokyo.


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