How architects & more shared, adaptable living spaces can solve #SanFrancisco's housing crisis @G…

How architects & more shared, adaptable living spaces can solve #SanFrancisco's housing crisis @G…

San Francisco is in a housing crisis! The skyrocketing housing market is pushing out the people that make the city a diverse and vibrant place with housing rates rising three times faster than the national average. Within the last two years the rental market has increased by an average of 20% , resulting in one bedroom apartment priced at $2,897 and a two bedrooms at $3,898 per month. The city is working hard to deal with the market boom through social housing, incentives for private developers and community group initiatives. However with a growing economy and a project growth of two million people over the next twenty-five years, the supply of housing is still no where near the demand… time to call an architect! Architects turn challenges into creative opportunities, working at multiple scales and developing solutions within many constraints. So how can architects rescue...

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