Shelter Skelter

Urban Investigations

Shelter Skelter

The Cargo Chain

Making Policy Public

The Cargo Chain

What Is Zoning?

Envisioning Development

What Is Zoning?

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

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Public Access Design

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Engage to Change

Technical Assistance

Engage to Change

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Daniel D'Oca

Daniel D’Oca

Daniel D’Oca is an urban planner, educator, and curator who specializes in the politics of the contemporary built ... more

Daniel D’Oca

Daniel D’Oca is an urban planner, educator, and curator who specializes in the politics of the contemporary built environment in America. He is Design Critic in Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Design School, Assistant Professor of Art History, Theory & Criticism at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and Principal and co-founder of Interboro Partners, a New York-based architecture, planning, and research firm that has won many awards for its innovative projects, including the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program, the Architectural League’s Emerging Voices and Young Architects Awards, and the New Practices Award from the AIA New York Chapter. His forthcoming book The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion will be published by Actar in 2012. He has worked with CUP on several projects, including Urban Renewal: The City Without a Ghetto. 

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Anthony Harrington

Anthony Harrington

Anthony Harrington holds a BS in Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Master of Architecture from Rice ... more

Anthony Harrington

Anthony Harrington holds a BS in Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Master of Architecture from Rice University. He is an Adjunct Instructor at both the School of Architecture and Design at the New York Institute of Technology and the College of Architecture and Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. He has worked on youth education programs in architecture and planning in both New York and Houston. Anthony is a registered Architect and partner in the firm pHdesign (www.phdesign.us).

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Prudence Katze

Prudence Katze

Prudence Katze arrived in New York from Memphis, TN in 2004. Since then, she has graduated from the Cooper Union, and has ... more

Prudence Katze

Prudence Katze arrived in New York from Memphis, TN in 2004. Since then, she has graduated from the Cooper Union, and has been working with projects that examine our urban ecology. She started working with CUP as an Education Intern in 2009 and has assisted Hatuey Ramos-Fermin with both the “I Heart East New York” and “Who Benefits from Community Benefits Agreements at the Kingsbridge Armory” Urban Investigations. Prudence also taught a workshop with students from the Resilience Advocacy Project, and produced the resulting book “The Road to Cash Assistance.”

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Karen Marie Miller

Karen Marie Miller

Karen Marie Miller is a licensed architect in Chile and holds a master’s degree in Urban Planning & ... more

Karen Marie Miller

Karen Marie Miller is a licensed architect in Chile and holds a master’s degree in Urban Planning & Design from CUNY. Since 2005, she has worked as project architect and project manager on many NYC residential projects. She has volunteered with CUP as guest teacher, photographer, model maker, transcriber and general helper.

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Kevin Noble

Kevin Noble

Kevin Noble was born and raised in Brookyn, NY. For five years he was an active member of Hallwalls Gallery and CEPA. Both ... more

Kevin Noble

Kevin Noble was born and raised in Brookyn, NY. For five years he was an active member of Hallwalls Gallery and CEPA. Both are artist run non-profit galleries in Buffalo, NY. His own artwork includes photography, video and painting. For the past 22 years he has been making art and photographs that explore the role that culture plays in conflict situations. He is a founder and member of the Culture & Conflict Group, a collective of artists who have organized a number of exhibitions on this theme. His work has been shown at Artists’ Space, The Kitchen, White Columns and Exit Art in New York. For the past 30 years he has been a freelance photographer specializing in shooting artworks for museums, galleries and individual artists. He lives and has a studio in Brooklyn, NY. Among other things, Kevin’s photographs of CUP products grace the CUP web store.

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Jonathan Palmer-Hoffman

Jonathan Palmer-Hoffman

Jonathan is an architect who worked on the Sewer in a Suitcase project; where he honed his tablesaw skills on a Red Hook ... more

Jonathan Palmer-Hoffman

Jonathan is an architect who worked on the Sewer in a Suitcase project; where he honed his tablesaw skills on a Red Hook rooftop. After receiving a Master of Architecture degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design, Jonathan worked for architecture firms in New York and Shanghai. The next place is unknown…

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Celina Su

Celina Su

Celina Su is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York and a co-founder of the Burmese ... more

Celina Su

Celina Su is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York and a co-founder of the Burmese Refugee Project. Her research focuses on civil society organizations, participatory community development and policy-making, and youth empowerment. She authored Streetwise for Book Smarts: Grassroots Organizing and Education Reform in the Bronx (Cornell University Press, 2009) and co-authored Our Schools Suck: Young People Talk Back to a Segregated Nation on the Failure of Urban Education (NYU Press, 2009). She is a long-time CUP fan, as well as a contributing researcher and writer to its City Without a Ghetto project.

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Chat Travieso

Chat Travieso

CHAT TRAVIESO is an artist and architectural designer based out of Brooklyn, NY. He was the teaching artist for The Big ... more

Chat Travieso

CHAT TRAVIESO is an artist and architectural designer based out of Brooklyn, NY. He was the teaching artist for The Big Squeeze, an Urban Investigation that explores the issue of housing size in New York City. Chat’s work takes the form of playful and interactive design/build urban interventions that encourage people to question their assumptions of the built environment. Check out his website www.chattravieso.com to see what he’s up to these days.

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Air Fair?

City Studies

Air Fair?

Soda Census

City Studies

Soda Census

Power Trip

Urban Investigations

Power Trip

Zoning It In...

Urban Investigations

Zoning It In...

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Fast-Tracked

Urban Investigations

Fast-Tracked

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Making Policy Public

Es Tu Dinero, Decides Tú

Mean Streets

City Studies

Mean Streets