Affording America: How to Solve a Housing Crisis

Affording America: How to Solve a Housing Crisis
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Affording America: The Right to a Home
Affording America: The Right to a Home
The most important houses being built in America right now are affordable houses.
By William Hanley - 2 years ago
How to Build an Affordable America
There are as many solutions to the country’s housing crisis as there are causes. We need them all.
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The Minnesota congressperson thinks the federal government should guarantee a place to live for every American.
Affording America: Denver’s Albus Brooks Wants Cities to Incentivize Equitable Development
The Denver city council president–turned–private developer advocates for density, affordability, and bringing everyone to the table.
Affording America: A Los Angeles Home Built for Just $200K Revives a Neglected Infill Lot
Lehrer Architects sets a new standard for approachable starter homes in one of the country’s most expensive markets.
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A Rhode Island Therapist’s Nature-Oriented Office Is a Welcome Balm Amid the Pandemic
With its lean-to shape and unassuming materials, the rustic cabin help clients stay grounded.
This Eichler-Inspired Dwelling in Austin Boasts Serious Curve Appeal
Alterstudio creates a soft-edged structure for living large on a standard lot.
A Ruddy Shipping Container House Is Installed in New York in Only Two Days
With a prefab structure near Hudson, LOT-EK—the pioneers of shipping container architecture—make a new case for the genre.
An Unfussy, Gable Residence in Oregon Gives One Family Room to Roam
Portland architect Solomon Berg replaces a grow house with a streamlined home for his sister’s family of six.
A Pinwheel-Shaped Cottage in Upstate New York Packs a Lot of Living Space Into a Single Room
Architect Tal Schori of GRT Architects crafts a brick-clad retreat for his parents.
At a Young Family’s Woodsy Haven, a Soaring Living Space Anchors the Home
A sidelong nod to the midcentury box gives a Virginia residence with a striking wall of windows its name.
A Net-Zero-Energy Barn on Long Island Is a Hub for Climate Researchers
In Sagaponack, a sustainable-building magnate’s live/work space provides a model for green construction.
In the Hudson Valley, a Minimalist Fence Artfully Contrasts a Renovated Farmhouse
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This Brooklyn Apartment Provides the Perfect Playground for a Pair of Bengal Cats
A couple’s condo in Prospect Heights features feline-friendly amenities.
Jerome Byron Reflects on the Subtle Influence of a Not-So-Subtle Skateboard Deck
The Los Angeles–based architect and designer traces his current work back to his high school pastime.