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Clyde Burton Oasis, a collaboration through Design Advocates, is currently fundraising for its first phase of completion. The design will create a rooftop “room” on top of Clyde Burton House, a single-room-occupancy (SRO) housing facility serving 33 formerly homeless men and women over the age of 55.
Low Rise: Housing Ideas for Los Angeles, re-reoriented zoning “from a focus on transactions to kinship” and to addressed “the scale of the anthropocene itself,” and received an honorable mention from the city of Los Angeles.
Peter lectures as part of the MAS Context Fall Talks 2020 series on collectively adapted housing in China.
Laura is awarded an artist residency at the Montello Foundation.
Peter receives a grant through the Rice Design Alliance to develop an inclusive housing model based on the historic Single Room Occupancy model.
Building Subjects, authored by Peter and published by Standpunkte, distills four collective housing typologies in China. Completed in collaboration with Nancy P. Lin, Normal and Some All None. The project received a grant from the Graham Foundation.
Laura is invited to teach PartStudio, an advanced studio she developed for the Rhode Island Institute of Design.
Peter’s summer travel studio, Total Architectures: Art as Life in the Netherlands, Germany, and Russia traces three interconnected Modernist movements through buildings undergoing various states of preservation. A custom designed website was used as an instructional aid and trip documentation during the travels, and became a customizable image library for seeing new connections between the buildings studied following the travel.
Peter’s fellowship project is exhibited in Things Around Us. The project initiated an ongoing collaboration with the non-profit 555 Arts on their renovation of the former Banner Cigar Company Building in Detroit. The work, 5 Parts for 555, explores collective making, material experimentation, and part-to-whole relationships within the context of an existing building undergoing transformation.
De Peter Yi and Laura Marie Peterson found 1+1+ Architects in Detroit and New York City.