Last week we scratched the surface of affordable-housing, highlighting a company who’s attained a strong level of social change in the small, yet integral sector of architecture and the society at large. This week, we’d like to go over the reality and history of low and middle class housing in the U.S., written by designer Margo Nathanson.
Over the last few years, there’s been plenty of talk about San Francisco’s housing crisis and the city’s ever changing facade — from local housing policies to gentrification, we’ve heard it all. Back in February, even Stephen Colbert joked that the 1906 San Francisco earthquake marked “the last time anyone could afford to live there without six roommates”.
Today, in the United States and throughout other parts of the globe, people will be celebrating the monumental strides taken by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As a part of our observance at LOCZIdesign, we want to share a photo essay featuring some our favorite interior, man-made, and outdoor design structures respectfully dedicated to MLK.