Previous SRSP Projects

2021

An Institutional Analysis of Maintenance

Jennifer Molinsky, Lecturer in Urban Planning and Design

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Yazmine Mihojevich,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Assessing the potential formandated retrofit standards in single family homes to aid in local decarbonization goals

Holly Samuelson, Associate Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Allison Hyatt,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Comfort-Aware Generative Design for Housing Design Exploration

Jose Luis García del Castillo y López, Lecturer in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Runjia Tian,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Developing Carbo-Negative Building Materials

Martin Bechthold, Director of the Master in Design Engineering Program & Kumagai Professor of Architectural Technology

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Daniel Tish,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Extended-Family Wealth Race and the Transition to Homeownership

Alexandra Killewald, Professor of Sociology

Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Cherrie Nicole Bucknor,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

2020

Assessing and Mitigating Adverse Health Impacts from Indoor Air Pollution due to the Shift of Occupancy Pattern during COVID-19 Pandemic

Jack Spengler, Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dijuan Liang,

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Autonomous Adaption: the Landscape of Homeowner Response to Climate Change Hazards

Mary Waters, John L. Loeb Professor of Sociology

Harvard University

Brianna Castro,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Beyond Policing: Public Safety in a Public Housing Project

Chris Winship, Diker-Tishman Professor of Sociology

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Jasmine Oliver,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Beyond the Toilet: Evaluating Ecological Sanitation Systems to Improve Housing in Rural-Yucatan, Mexico

Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Juan-Davide Grisales,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Cherokee Nation Affordable Housing: Working Within Complex Networks of Power to Create Positive Outcomes for Minority Groups

Susan Nigra Snyder, Lecturer in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

George Thomas, Lecturer in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Bailey Brown,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Collectives Born of Crisis: Drawing Connections between Crises and their Influence on the Formation of American Collective Housing Models

Jenny French, Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Melodie Sanches,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

COVID-19 Pandemic Natural Experiment: Comparing Housing Security Policies in Urban America

Jock Herron, Design Critic in Design Engineering & Design Critic in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Cate Tompkins,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Developing a Climate Change Course Syllabus and Researching a Model for Participatory Climate Change Retreat

Jerold Kayden, Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Saul Levin,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Do Rising Housing Costs Affect Health? Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey of Low- and Middle-Income Americans

David Cutler, Otto Eckstein Professor of Applied Economics

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Noémie Sportiche,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Equitable Impacts Framework Pilot

Stephen Gray, Associate Professor of Urban Design

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Brett Merriam,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

From Physical to Financial: (Re-) Injecting Communal Life into the Developer-Led Multi-Family Housing Model

John May, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Milos Mkladenovic,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Housing Adaptation: Modern Housing Districts and the Evolution of Collectivity

Eve Blau, Adjunct Professor of the History and Theory of Urban Form and Design

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Adriana Pablos,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

In It Together: Models for Owner-Developed Collective Housing in America

Jenny French, Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Isaac Pollan,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Diandra Rendradjaja,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Infrastructure-based Community Development

Lily Song, Lecturer in Urban Planning and Design and Research Associate

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Elifmina Mizrahi,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Fiona Riley,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Investigating Mold Prevention for Public Housing in a Changing Climate

Holly Samuelson, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Sara Tepfer,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Investigating the Sites-and-Services Model and Its Relevance for Today

Rahul Mehrotra, John T. Dunlop Professor in Housing and Urbanization

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Aeshna Prasad,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana: Climate Change, Culture, and Future Housing Solutions

Susan Nigra Snyder, Lecturer in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

George Thomas, Lecturer in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Emma Lewis,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Land of Chicory: Please Do Not Cut

Jill Desimini, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Ciara Stein,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Remote Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Exploring How Students, Faculty, and Staff Collaborate from Home

Ann Forsyth, Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Ashley Tannenbaum,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Residential Heat Vulnerability in Urban India

Holly Samuelson, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Aditi Agarwal,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Rethinking Housing Design Rules of Thumb for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rather Than Energy Efficiency

Holly Samuelson, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Ilia Yazdanpanah,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Social Isolation During Social Distancing: Coronavirus’ Implications for Chronic Loneliness Amongst Older Adults

Ann Forsyth, Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Ashley Mehrotra,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Tailoring for Talents: The New Form of Public Rental Housing in Shanghai

Bing Wang, Associate Professor in Practice of Real Estate and the Built Environment

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Weiyi Cao,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

The Rise of Institutional Investment in Single Family Residential and the Potential Impact on Middle-class Wealth

Bing Wang, Associate Professor in Practice of Real Estate and the Built Environment

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Kyle Ryan,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

2019

A Study of the Changing Housing Environments for Sub-Saharan Migrants in Rome, Italy

Susan Snyder, Lecturer in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

George Thomas, Lecturer in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Elena Clarke,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Back to the Middle: Los Angeles and the Future of Single-Family Housing

Andrew Holder, Associate Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Vladamir Gintoff,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Cities of Amber: Antigrowth Politics and the Making of Modern Liberalism, 1960–1996

Lisa McGirr, Professor of History

Harvard University

Jacob Anbinder,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Climate Change Resilience: Assessing Future Mold-Growth Risks in Housing

Holly Samuelson, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Pamela Cabrera,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Deciding to Do More: Volunteerism in Local Community Organizations Serving Unhoused Individuals

Mario Small, Grafstein Family Professor of Sociology

Harvard University

Abigail Mariam,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Democracy Electric: Energy and Economic Citizenship in an Urbanizing America

Abby Spinak, Lecturer in Urban Planning and Design

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Housing Stability in Access to Justice

D. James Greiner, The Honorable S. William Green Professor of Public Law

Harvard Law School

Inequality in FEMA Individual Housing Assistance by Family and Neighborhood Characteristics

Mary Waters, ohn L. Loeb Professor of Sociology and PVK Professor of Arts and Sciences

Harvard University

Ethan Raker,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University

2018

Architectural, Institutional and Social Transitions in Post-Danwei Era of Beijing

Michael Hays, Eliot Noyes Professor of Architectural Theory

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Boya Guo,

Department of Architecture
Harvard Graduate School of Design

Investigating Sources & Drivers of Disparities in Indoor Particulate Matter (PM2.5) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations in urban communities

Gary Adamkiewicz, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and Exposure Disparities

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

MyDzung Chu,

Population Health Sciences
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Living in the Struggle: Black Power, Gay Liberation, and Women’s Liberation Movements in Atlanta, 1964-1996

Lizabeth Cohen, Howard Mumford Jones Professor of American Studies

Harvard University

Andrew Pope,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Squatting: Surviving Poverty and Displacement in Greater Oakland

Devah Pager, Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Sociology

Harvard University

Joseph Wallerstein,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

The Chinese Superblockism: Governance, Community and Housing in the Post-1950s Xi’an

Peter Rowe, Raymond Garbe Professor of Architecture and Urban Design and Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Liang Wang,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

The Community Land Trust as an Alternative to Provide Affordable Housing in Latin America

Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Jose Fernandez,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

2017

Cases on Contemporary Public Housing and Ecological Urbanism in Latin America

Gareth Doherty, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Mariana Guimarães,

Department of Urban Planning and Design, Department of Environmental Health
Harvard Graduate School of Design, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Contemporary Cohousing Platforms

Bing Wang, Associate Professor in Practice of Real Estate and the Built Environment

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Van-Tuong Nguyen,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Embodied Inequality: Housing Structure and Long-Term Consequences of Toxic Exposure

Robert Sampson, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences

Harvard University

Alix Winter,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Homeownership and the Limits of the American Dream

Jennifer Hochschild, H.L. Jayne Professor of Government, Professor of African and African American Studies, and Harvard College Professor

Harvard University

Tess Elizabeth Wise,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Integration and Stigmatization in the Inner City: Contradictory outcomes of progressive social housing for displaced population in Bogota

Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Maria Atuesta,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Interrogating Density

Ann Forsyth, Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Peter Pan Housing: A Prototype for the Surban Millennial

Grace La, Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Politics of Air Rights: New Planning Challenges in the Making of Boston's New Skyscrapers

Sai Balakrishnan, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

The Discriminatory Impact of “Illegal Act Eviction” Laws on Women in Public Housing

Esme Caramello, Clinical Professor of Law

Harvard Law School

2016

An Ethnography of Blocked Mobility in an American City

Mario Small, Grafstein Family Professor of Sociology

Harvard University

Tom Wooten,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Doubling-Up Among Families with Children

Alexandra Killewald, Professor of Sociology

Harvard University

Hope Harvey,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Effects of AC-Use: Patterns of Heat Stress Among Senior Residents of Affordable Housing

John Spengler, Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Augusta Williams,

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Measuring Housing Discrimination after Re-Entry: An Audit Story

Bruce Western, Professor of Sociology

Harvard University

Brielle Bryan,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Residential Mobility, Housing, and Pathways of Urban Inequality in Greater Los Angeles

Robert Sampson, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences

Harvard University

Jared Schachner,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

The Effect of Economic Shocks on College Completion

David Deming, Professor of Public Policy

Harvard Kennedy School

Zachary Mabel,

Harvard Graduate School of Education

The Organization of Neglect: Landlord Behavior and Neighborhood Disinvestment

Matthew Desmond, John L. Loeb Professor of Sociology

Harvard University

Adam Travis,

Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

The Politics of Urban Densification: A Study of Rapid and Successful Densification in Rydeback, Sweden

Michael Hooper, Associate Professor of Urban Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Elliot Kilham,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

The Role of Cultural Districts in a Hot Market: A Case Study of Seattle

Susan Nigra Snyder, Lecturer in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

George Thomas, Lecturer in Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Mina Kim,

Harvard Law School

2015

Case Study: Participatory Urban Improvements in Oaxaca

Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism

Harvard Graduate School of Design

MLK Atlas

Daniel D'Oca, Associate Professor in Practice of Urban Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Neighborhood-Level Consequences of Eviction

Matthew Desmond, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Social Sciences

Harvard University

Planning for Affordable Housing

James Carras, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy

Harvard Kennedy School

State Sponsored Public Housing in Navi Mumbai: Final Projects 1980-1990

Rahul Mehrotra, John T. Dunlop Professor in Housing and Urbanization

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Where Are We Since the Fair Housing Act of 1968

Ann Forsyth, Ruth and Frank Stanton Professor of Urban Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

2014

Elements of Urban Design - Housing as the Driver of the Urban Project

Felipe Correa, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Managed Retreat and Housing Values: Assessing the Costs and Benefits of Floodplain Buyouts

Joyce Klein-Rosenthal, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Parametric Energy Simulation of High-Rise Multi-Family Housing

Holly Samuelson, Assistant Professor of Architecture

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Kanika Arora,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Yuijao Chen,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Apoorv Goyal,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Towers on the steppe: Compact city plans and local perceptions of urban densification in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Michael Hooper, Associate Professor of Urban Planning

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Raven Anderson,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Aldarsaikhan Tuvshinbat,

Harvard Graduate School of Design

Wood in Contemporary Housing

Kiel Moe, Associate Professor of Architecture & Energy

Harvard Graduate School of Design