Designing an Affordable Denver:
Housing solutions for the 99%

Jul 17 2017
10:45 am
CU Denver College of Architecture and Planning
1250 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202

Designing an Affordable Denver:
Housing solutions for the 99%

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When did “affordable” and “Denver” become an oxymoron?  Families and individuals in Denver are struggling to find suitable housing that makes sense, financially. From micro-housing to ADU’s to densification—what type of development and design strategies hold the most promise for providing attainable housing solutions in Denver’s city limits?

Listen to a poignant discussion on the challenges, precedents, and on-going projects that aim to provide housing options to Denver’s majority population.

Nate Jenkins has an extensive understanding of the design process from development to construction. As an associate with Oz Architecture, he is currently leading OZ’s design efforts on several high visibility, micro-unit projects here in Denver.
Jamie Licko empowers districts, neighborhoods, and communities to effectively manage themselves. She is the founder and president of Centro, a consulting firm dedicated to the strategic and (re)inventive creation of cities, places, and neighborhoods. She is also the president of RiNo Art District, Denver’s mold-breaking River North neighborhood.
Jeff Plous career in Real Estate was sparked by a history of architecture class. He was fascinated studying architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright and Mies Van Der Rohe. Jeff has been in the real estate industry since 2004 and has been a broker in the Denver metro area since 2008.
Jonathan Alpert is a Managing Partner at Westfield Company and Founder of Treehouse Development and Imagine Infill.