R.A.W.: Social and Economic Complexity in Wilmore, NC
Based on historical research of urban renewal in Charlotte and studies in recent demographic changes and current housing trends, locally and nationally, this paper presents R.A.W. or Residents at Work, a complex model of mixed-use, mixed-income, and income-generating urban housing that responds as an antidote to the rampant quantities of large-scale, single-use, monolithic housing construction recently built in Charlotte, North Carolina.
keywords: housing, live/work, affordable housing, gentrification