Why California Has A Housing Crisis And What Can Be Done To Fix It

Sand Box 440 Ortiz Ave. #A, Sand City, CA

SPEAKER: Liam Dillon California is facing unprecedented housing affordability and homelessness crises. How did things get so bad? How is the government responding? Where are we making progress?  Liam Dillon of the Los Angeles Times and Gimme Shelter podcast gives us a detailed overview of the crisis. Liam Dillon covers the issues of housing affordability […]

9 Ways To Make Housing For People

Sand Box 440 Ortiz Ave. #A, Sand City, CA

SPEAKERS: Daniel Simons, FAIA and Pedram Farashbandi, AIA Developed and proven over four decades of multifamily housing design, the “9 Ways” are design principles that provide a thoughtful framework for making better housing. Flexible and human-centric, these community-oriented strategies work together to elevate a building, improve wellness and stability, and support social bonds. With extensive […]

Dense-City: Housing For Quality Of Life And Social Change

Sand Box 440 Ortiz Ave. #A, Sand City, CA

SPEAKERS: Angela Brooks, FAIA & Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA, Brooks + Scarpa Architects  Low-Income affordable housing used to mean fortress-like structures that were soulless and cheaply built. Today, there is a growing interest amongst architects that have spawned new and innovative approaches to affordable housing that are well-designed and incorporate a combination of creative social programming, […]

Housing On The Central Coast: Community Panel Discussion And Forum

Sand Box 440 Ortiz Ave. #A, Sand City, CA

Community leaders in public office, planning, housing advocacy and project development come together in a moderated panel discussion identifying needs, roadblocks and finding solutions and ways forward to build more housing in our area.  $10 Members $25 Non-Members Register Here.