Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Housing Court Help

Public Access Design

Housing Court Help

What Is Affordable Housing?

Envisioning Development

What Is Affordable Housing?

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Making Policy Public

Shine a Light on Your Utility Rights

Grand Army Plaza

Urban Investigations

Grand Army Plaza

2015

news

As part of a new feature on CUP collaborators, we asked Jonathan Jackson and Sarah Nelson Jackson from WeShouldDoItAll, a New York City-based design team, to tell us a little bit more about themselves and their thoughts on working on a CUP project.

news

CUP’s Executive Director, Christine Gaspar, is part of Design for Equity, a group of design and social justice leaders that are promoting a focus on equity in the field of public interest design. Over the next few weeks, the group will be contributing a series of ... more

open call

Monday, February 23, 2015 10AM

We’re looking for a teaching artist to lead an Urban Investigation project for high school students in the summer of 2015.

talk

On February 17th, 2015, Christine Gaspar, CUP’s Executive Director, spoke at MIT’s City Design and Development Forum. The student-led Forum, a series of public guest lectures, has featured important practioners, designers, and scholars in the City Design and ... more

launch event

Monday, February 9, 2015 7PM

The New York City Council passes laws and approves the city budget. But, as important as their role is, few people know how the City Council actually works. How does it make decisions? And how can you interact with it? In this latest Urban ... more

launch event

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 7PM

Last year, two developments in NYC received an avalanche of media attention for their use of separate entrances for market-rate tenants and affordable housing tenants—what some called the “poor door.” Where did the “poor door” come ... more

news

CUP is pleased to announce our Making Policy Public collaborations for 2015! We will work with four groups of inspiring designers and advocates to break down complex policy issues so that more people can be involved in the decision-making impacting their ... more

open call

Monday, January 12, 2015 5PM

CUP is seeking a spring intern to assist with several current projects, which may include:

open call

Thursday, January 8, 2015 11:21AM

Like many of our fellow New Yorkers, and Americans, we at CUP struggled with the news of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner grand jury decisions. Many of us joined in protests and in supporting the work of our partner organizations who continue to work to reform ... more

The Wait

Urban Investigations

The Wait

The Water Underground

Urban Investigations

The Water Underground

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Public Access Design

Stand Up to Clean Up!

Voters Rule

City Studies

Voters Rule

Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Making Policy Public

What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Predatory Equity

Making Policy Public

Predatory Equity

Carbon City

City Studies

Carbon City