Friday, December 13, 2013 9PM
CUP is seeking a highly motivated fundraising professional with a strong interest in design and social justice to join our growing team as the Development & Communications Director. We are seeking an entrepreneurial individual who is excited to lead a collaborative ... more
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
Friday, December 6, 2013 5PM
We’re seeking a teaching artist to design and implement a 10-hour in class project for high school students at Lyons Community School in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn about the path to graduation.
This project will be part of a 12th grade class and will explore and ... more
On November 20th, 2013, CUP launched What Is Zoning? the second in our series of Envisioning Development Toolkits, with a party and four days of hands-on community workshops.
Zoning law regulates land use across the city and shapes buildings, blocks, and whole neighborhoods. ... more
- 155D East Broadway
New York, NY
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
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 7PM
There are a lot of schools in New York City. Some doing well. Others… not so well. What happens to these schools? When can a faltering school be salvaged and when should it be shuttered? How does the Department of Education make decisions about what schools get closed? ... more
- The New School
2 West 13th Street, 1st Floor
New York, New York
N/Q/R/L/4/5/6 to Union Sq
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
Fifth Avenue btwn 3rd & 4th streets
Park Slope, Brooklyn
Thursday, October 17, 2013 7PM
Thanks to everyone who came to our annual benefit on October 17th, and helped to make it such a success.
Over 300 artists, designers, community advocates, and other urban enthusiasts sipped drinks and nibbled on dumplings, donuts, and salty-sweet chocolates while enjoying ... more
- The Green Building
452 Union Street, Brooklyn
F/G to Carroll Street; R to Union Street
Saturday, October 5, 2013 3PM
What is the role of a museum today? A place for quiet contemplation? A giant fun house? A really artsy mall? Museums are wildly diverse in their sizes, annual operating budgets, missions, and their urban context.
This summer 15 public high school students from across the ... more
535 W 22nd Street, 5th Floor
C/E trains to 23rd Street
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 6:30PM
CUP’s Fast Tracked was on display at Brooklyn Utopias: In TRANSITion, an art exhibition about how transportation systems have shaped New York City, at the Old Stone House. The exhibition ran from September 17th, 2013 to February 16th, 2014
Fast Tracked, a newspaper CUP ... more
We’re excited and honored to announce that CUP has received a Sappi Ideas that Matter grant to help fund the printing of materials for our forethcoming Zoning Toolkit.
CUP’s Making Policy Public series is a finalist for Fast Company’s “Innovation By Design” Award.