GATEKEEPING IN ARCHITECTURE II
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Housing is often defined through its constituents. While targeted housing efforts such as single family, transient, senior or workforce housing, etc. offer support to recognised marginal groups, the process is hinged upon continually recognising excluded constituents from the current housing crop. This leads one to question what gains we incur from leaving certain populations out and whether there exists alternate ways of defining housing types ? How can architects create frameworks for housing that are more inclusive ? Home and commodity ownership drives the US economy, often blinded to the fact that different groups of people have varying strategies to ownership based on privilege and access. How does the architecture of housing projects perpetuate these ideas ? What are ways architecture can undo these societal conditionings ?