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Karakusevic Carson Architects featured in the New York Times

1 Mar 2019

‘New York has a Public Housing Problem. Does London Have an Answer?’

In a review by architecture critic Michael Kimmelman, our public housing work for the London Borough of Hackney and the council’s forward-thinking approach to affordable housing funding and delivery are cited as exemplars that New York City’s Housing Authority could learn from…

“New York doesn’t do urban planning. Its political leadership doesn’t seem to care much about design or its social impact. The gamble at Colville and Kings Crescent is that, step by step, engaged architects and a local government, jointly working on behalf of vulnerable residents, can turn public housing around…”

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