This week David and Marina are joined by Karen Kubey, urbanist and architectural educator specializing in housing and health, to discuss affordable and public housing, the current volume of Architectural Design (AD), "Housing as Intervention: Architecture towards Social Equity," which she guest-edited and more. Enjoy!
Karen Kubey co-founded the Architecture for Humanity New York chapter (now Open Architecture/New York) and New Housing New York, and was the first executive director of the Institute for Public Architecture. Karen guest-edited the current volume of Architectural Design (AD), "Housing as Intervention: Architecture towards Social Equity," and has recently collaborated with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the New York City Housing Authority. Trained as an architect at the University of California, Berkeley and Columbia University, Karen began her career in affordable housing design. She is a recipient of the Independent Projects Grant from the New York State Council on the Arts and was a Wilder Green Fellow at The MacDowell Colony.