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1. Attempted Resolutions

1.1. "Urban-burbs"

1.1.1. What works

1.1.2. What doesnt work Economy Transit

1.2. Amenity Rich Apartments

1.2.1. What works

1.2.2. What doesnt work Amenities Increase in housing cost Underutilized Exclusive to Residents Inauthenticity Community Architecture Public space Nature

2. Site Selection

2.1. Selection Of City

2.1.1. Cost of Living Median Income Median Home Price

2.1.2. Good Economy Opportunity for professional growth Good economic/employment outlook

2.1.3. Existence of major amenities

2.1.4. Established Urban Core Vibrant urban core that is attractive millennials

2.1.5. High population growth +17% 2010-2017

2.1.6. Suburbanized city Conditions incentivize moving to the suburbs

2.1.7. Diversity Cultural, ethnic, racial etc.

2.1.8. Attractiveness Millennial appeal

2.1.9. Public transit

2.2. Selection of City District

2.2.1. Housing prices

2.2.2. Employment

2.2.3. Crime

2.2.4. Transit

2.2.5. Amenities University Garden Parks Movie Theater Resaraunts

2.3. Selection of the Site

3. The Problem

3.1. Lack or Appropriate housing

3.1.1. New Stage of Life Apartment construction outpaces singlefamily construction Most new Urban housing focuses on creating "luxury" amenity rich developments New housing

3.1.2. Values

3.1.3. Urbanism

3.2. Increasing Urban Housing Costs

3.2.1. Millennials unable to afford urban lifestyle

3.3. Suburbanized mid-sized cities

3.3.1. Migration to more affordable cities

3.4. Suburban Legacy

3.4.1. Evangelicism

3.4.2. Segregation Economic Racial Cultural

3.4.3. Domesticity

3.4.4. Work/life separation

3.4.5. Consumerism & Status

3.4.6. Exclusionary design

4. Millennials

4.1. Who Are They

4.1.1. Demographics Born 1982-2000 Between the ages of 19-37 Population +80 million Largest adult population Traits Desire for urban lifestyle Environmentally conscious Disconnected from traditions & institutions Evolving family unit & lifestyle Changing stages of life Disengaged from material status More Urban More Diverse First Generation Predicted Not to Be better of Than Their Parents Connected through Social Media Highly Educated High Rate of Unemployment Low Pay Less religious Values Desire for Urban Lifestyle Experience Expediency Authenticity Work/life symbiosis Purposeful Personal Growth & development Coaching Conversations Healthy Lifestyle

4.1.2. Why? Housing Bubble Unemployment Student Loan Debt Recesion & Bailouts Technology Internet

4.2. What Are they Doing

4.2.1. Changing Stages of Life Establishing families Setting roots Starting Careers

4.2.2. Priced out of urban enviroments Moving to Mid-sized cities

4.2.3. Moving to Suburbs in consolation Lack of housing options to fit their lifestyle are incentivizing moves to the suburbs

4.3. What Do They Want

4.3.1. Experiences 78% would prefer to spend money on an experience vs buying something desireable

4.3.2. Homeownership 2015 study found that 70% of millennial's expect to be homeowners by 2020

4.3.3. Urban lifestyle Walk-able neighborhood Alternative transit options

4.3.4. Foster Growth Family Proffesional Personal

5. Thesis

5.1. Thesis arguement

5.1.1. As the millennial generation is beginning to settle down, get married, move in with their parents and/or have children, they continue to show a desire for urban living that offers efficient access to amenities, employment and experiences. New urban housing is needed that responds to the needs of the millennials as they move into the next stage of their lives.

6. Proposed Solution

6.1. Goals

6.1.1. Connections Social Capital Transit Experiences Enviroment Community

6.1.2. Living Unique Retainability Experiential Work/life Symbiosis Enviroment Shared Greenspace Affordability Safety Privacy

6.1.3. Growth Safety Experiences Personal Development Professional Development Community Urban Aging Repeatable Concept

7. Intervention

7.1. Human Scale

7.1.1. Housing Expediency efficient space design Personal growth/development

7.1.2. Street Scape Pedestrian friendly design Materiality

7.2. Building Scale

7.2.1. Housing authenicity raw materials Intentional design Work/life symbiosis Workspace Affordability Standardize Unit increments Modular construction Access Pedestrian Vehicle parking off site parking

7.2.2. Public space street connection Urban Scale

7.3. Neighborhood Scale

7.3.1. Program Housing Retail Parking Public Space Transit

7.4. District Scale

7.4.1. Program

7.4.2. Transit

7.4.3. Social Capital

7.4.4. Economic

7.4.5. Street Sections

7.5. City Scale

7.5.1. Transit

7.5.2. Economic

7.6. National Scale

7.6.1. Repeatable concept

7.6.2. Social Capital

7.7. Global Scale

7.7.1. Enviromental Impact