What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

Share, Where?

Urban Investigations

Share, Where?

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

It's Not Just Personal

Making Policy Public

It's Not Just Personal

Museumopolis

Urban Investigations

Museumopolis

Talk

talk

On April 24th, 2014, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, participated in “Who Owns the Digital City?” at UCLA’s Luskin School of Public Affairs. The conference explored how information and communications technologies are changing the ... more

talk

Thursday, February 20, 2014 5:30PM

On February 20th, 2014, CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, spoke at the at the Seattle Public Library as part of the city’s Department of Planning and Development “Seattle 2035” event series. The talk focused on design as a democratic tool ... more

talk

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 7PM

Students from the Colorado College and CUP fans from the Centennial State participated in a dialogue with CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, on how design can be used for social change. 

talk

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 5:45PM

CUP’s Christine Gaspar spoke on a panel of educators, artists, and designers addressing the role of engaged learning in building better citites. The forum gathered practicioners from diverse institutions to speak from their own experiences concerning the role of ... more
  • AIA Center for Architecture
    536 La Guardia Place
    New York, NY 10012

talk, exhibit

From November 1st to the 3rd, CUP exhibited our Making Policy Public posters at The Institute Effect, a special exhibition area presented as part of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale. The exhibition space, located in Lisbon’s historic Museu do Design e da Moda, ... more

news, talk

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 7PM

Jeff Maki, one of the CUP teaching artists who worked on Fast Tracked, our Urban Investigation on the extension of the 7 line, was part of a panel looking at how transportation decisions are made. The panel examined ... more
  • The Old Stone House
    Washington Park,
    Fifth Avenue btwn 3rd & 4th streets
    Park Slope, Brooklyn

talk

Monday, June 24, 2013 1:15PM

CUP’s Christine Gaspar spoke about the challenge and importance of open government at the MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference. With panels full of hackers, policymakers, journalists, and activists, the conference looked at the changing roles of ... more

talk

CUP’s Executive Director Christine Gaspar presented our work on Making Policy Public in a National Endowment for the Arts webinar about successful social impact design projects. Our work was featuerd alongside that of Design Impact and iD+Pi.

talk

Friday, May 31, 2013 1PM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, presented a lecture on design and advocacy at Public Interest Design’s Design Futures Conference in Austin, Texas. Joined by other design practicioners from across the nation, Christine spoke to the importance of ... more

news, talk, workshop

Thursday, April 11, 2013 2:30PM

CUP fans and friends joined us in Chicago for a workshop and panel discussion about affordable housing in Chicago. CUP partnered with Converge:Exchange, Chicago Community Loan Fund, and Archeworks to host “Community Tools for Affordable Housing” on Thursday, ... more
  • Archeworks
    625 North Kingsbury Street
    Chicago, IL 60654

talk

Saturday, March 16, 2013 3PM

CUP’s Valeria Mogilevich will be presenting “City Studies: project-based learning for a new civics education” at the Museum of the City of New York’s Teaching Social Activism Conference. CUP will share our methodology for developing project-based ... more
  • Museum of the City of New York
    1220 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street
    New York, NY

talk

Monday, February 4, 2013 6PM

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, spoke at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. Christine spoke about CUP’s role in fostering shared design practices, and the impact that art and design can have in ... more

Store Stories

City Studies

Store Stories

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Fast Trash

City Studies

Fast Trash

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Technical Assistance

Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design

Rent Regulation Rights

Making Policy Public

Rent Regulation Rights