Press ‘How Recycling Existing Buildings Could Solve the Urban Housing Crisis’ – Metropolis Magazine

Does the cure for housing insecurity lie in more aggressive reuse of overlooked structures? A growing number of architects and urban activists say ‘Yes.’

by Chaseedaw Giles

Black Women Build – Baltimore featured in Metropolis Design and Architecture magazine

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Participants in nonprofit Black Women Build-Baltimore (BWBB) handle every step of renovations from reframing to installing plumbing. Once slated for demolition, the houses were initially valued at $6,000 to $11,000. After renovations, they’ve been appraised for $80,000 - image courtesy Schaun Champion

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Does the cure for housing insecurity lie in more aggressive reuse of overlooked structures? A growing number of architects and urban activists say ‘Yes.’

by Chaseedaw Giles

Black Women Build – Baltimore featured in Metropolis Design and Architecture magazine

Metropolis-Mag-Black-Women-Build
Participants in nonprofit Black Women Build-Baltimore (BWBB) handle every step of renovations from reframing to installing plumbing. Once slated for demolition, the houses were initially valued at $6,000 to $11,000. After renovations, they’ve been appraised for $80,000 - image courtesy Schaun Champion

This project is supported in part by:

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BWGC-logo

OSI Fellow 2018

Robert W. Deutsch

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dhcd logo - BWBB Sponsor

Black Women Build-Baltimore is committed to equal employment, participation, and volunteer opportunity without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

This project is supported in part by:

BWGC-logo

OSI Fellow 2018

Robert W. Deutsch

DHCD logo

dhcd logo - BWBB Sponsor

Euler-Hermes-logo greyscale

This project is supported in part by:

BWGC-logo

OSI Fellow 2018

Robert W. Deutsch

DHCD logo

dhcd logo - BWBB Sponsor

Euler-Hermes-logo greyscale

Black Women Build-Baltimore is committed to equal employment, participation, and volunteer opportunity without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.
Black Women Build-Baltimore is committed to equal employment, participation, and volunteer opportunity without regard to age, ancestry, disability, national or ethnic origin, race, religious belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.