01-19-20

Presentation of Winning ZeroThreshold Competition Designs

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In 2019, North Coast Community Homes sponsored a design competition seeking new ideas for for accessible housing, with funding from the Cleveland Foundation and technical support from the CUDC. The competition entries were exhibited at venues throughout Cleveland in late 2019 and a competition catalog is in the works.

First prize went to the New York City-based Brandt : Haferd for their project SIDE by SIDE (pictured above) which incorporated the firm’s playful claymation model aesthetic with three major design principles to create an innovative, design-forward accessible house:

  • An Urban Approach
  • A New Take on the Multi Family/Communal House
  • Accessibility at Many Scales. 

On February 13, 2020 at 4 pm, the Neighborhood Design Center, is hosting an exhibition and presentations by several of the winning designers at the NDC, 1445 Summit Street, Suite 300 in Columbus. For more information, contact the NDC at 614.221.5001 or info@columbusndc.org

 

01-17-20

Erie, Pennsylvania: Reconnecting the Bayfront

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Presentation at the Jefferson Educational Society, 3207 State Street, Erie, Pennsylvania

JANUARY 30TH,2020 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

How can Erie better connect its bayfront with the downtown and adjacent neighborhoods? That was precisely the mission of the Cleveland Urban Design Collaboration when it came to Erie and the Jefferson Educational Society in late October, 2019 for an intensive weekend of study and design. The final report of the creative work by students and faculty of Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental design will be presented at the program, titled Erie, Pa.: Reconnecting the Bayfront. That is also the title of the group’s report published by the Jefferson Educational Society. Lead program presenter will be Professor Kristen Zeiber, urban designer.

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01-17-20

Future Cities Book Release + Mariana Mogilevich Lecture

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Book release for Urban Infill 8: Future City, featuring a lecture by Mariana Mogilevich entitled, Between Policy and Poetry

Friday, January 31, 2020

Reception and Book Release at 5:30pm | Lecture at 6pm

CUDC Gallery, 1309 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200, Cleveland

We’re kicking off a year of celebrations marking the CUDC’s 20th anniversary with a book release for the Volume 8 of the CUDC’s journal, Urban Infill 8: FutureCity. FutureCity explores emerging ideas in urban design and city-making and features articles and interviews about the impacts of big data and the Smart Cities movement; contemporary development practices; and urban adaptation strategies.

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Mariana Mogilevich will give a talk entitled Between Policy and Poetry: What can a publication contribute to the collective work of citymaking? A view from New York City. Mariana is the Editor-in-Chief of Urban Omnibus, a publication of the Architectural League of New York.

Free and open to the public. REGISTRATION

Co-sponsored by the American Planning Association’s Cleveland Chapter. Event attendees are eligible for one hour of AICP Certification Maintenance (CM) credit.

Urban Infill is made possible through the generous support of The George Gund Foundation.