[NEW YORK] WHAT is the solution to affordable housing in New York?
One number has been repeated over and over - 200,000 subsidised units, to be built or preserved over a decade. Mayor Bill de Blasio promised it, but has yet to explain how he'll get there.
Here are two other numbers: 9 x 18. In square feet, that's 162, smaller than the most micro micro-apartment.
It is the size of a typical parking space. That lowly slice of asphalt has prompted three young architects - Miriam Peterson, Sagi Golan and Nathan Rich, fellows at the Institute for Public Architecture - to come up with what could be an innovative way to ease the housing crisis.
The proposal is intriguing because it's about more than apartment...