R.A.W.: Social and Economic Complexity in Wilmore, NC

Jun 14, 2017

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

Chris Jarrett (University of North Carolina Charlotte)
Peter Wong (University of North Carolina Charlotte)
Presented at: 
ARCC 2017 Conference – Architecture of Complexity (Salt Lake City, UT)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC)
University of Utah

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