VIRTUAL: RUD: Housing as Intervention
Join Karen Kubey, urbanist and editor of Housing as Intervention: Architecture towards Social Equity, for a conversation around the role of architects and architecture in fighting injustice. In this moment, how can architects best promote greater health equity and affordable housing for all? Bring your ideas and questions for a lively discussion and debate.
About the speaker:
Karen Kubey is an urbanist specializing in housing and health and a Fellow in Design for Spatial Justice at the University of Oregon. She is the editor of Housing as Intervention: Architecture towards Social Equity (Architectural Design, 2018) and served as the first executive director of the Institute for Public Architecture. Kubey co-founded the New York chapter of Architecture for Humanity (now Open Architecture/New York) and co-founded and led the New Housing New York design competition. Holding degrees in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley and the Columbia University Graduate School for Architecture, Preservation and Planning (GSAPP), Kubey began her career as a designer of below-market housing. She has received support from the New York State Council on the Arts and The MacDowell Colony.