ACSA/AIA Housing and Community Development Workshop
March 27 - March 28
Wednesday, March 27 – Thursday, March 28, 2019
A program of ACSA and the AIA Housing and Community Development Knowledge Community, presented in partnership with AIA Pittsburgh, ULI Pittsburgh, and Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation
Join the 4th annual ACSA/AIA interactive workshop that will explore opportunities to expand exchanges between academics, communities, and practitioners to advance the teaching and practice of housing and community development and, ultimately, help build the equitable city. Presenters and participants will share and analyze successful examples of projects, programs, and resources in Pittsburgh and across the country, while opening the conversation up to new collaborations. This workshop is ideal for architects and professionals passionate about housing and community development and looking to join a national community of peers.
Today, as Pittsburgh, like cities across America, attracts new investment while confronting housing inequities—and as architecture students demonstrate renewed political engagement—how can housing design education and architectural practice best serve disadvantaged communities?
The event will take place over two days with an evening lecture and reception on March 27 and a half-day workshop and local project tour on March 28 to look at models of best practices in housing and community development. Participants will get out and see what’s happening in Pittsburgh and meet with people who are involved.