Mapping the Housing Crisis

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Mapping the Housing Crisis is an interactive research tool used to identify the area of New York City that are most at risk for redevelopment. It was developed as a part of the Rethink the Block thesis team’s research in the Design and Urban Ecologies program at Parsons School of Design in December 2013. Continue Reading

Invisible Boundaries in Bed-Stuy

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The intention of this research project was to study the impact of gentrification in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn by getting impressions of various residents using the need to do laundry as the defining constant, and to learn effective community engagement strategies. Additionally, this project was conducted as a part of a larger project for the Brooklyn Laundry Social Club, who looks to use the ‘laundromat’ as a venue for community engagement. Continue Reading