Kenton Card

Kenton Card (@kenton_card) is a filmmaker and PhD Candidate in the Department of Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles. His current research investigates tenant movements and housing policy in Los Angeles and Berlin. Past research unpacked “social architecture” practices and their unintended consequences through participant observation and documentary film, resulting in the film Architecture for the Underserved. Kenton has edited Critical Planning Journal and worked in housing and environmental policy advocacy with Housing California and the Planning and Conservation League in Sacramento. He is also a former Research Fellow with the German Academic Exchange Service and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Kenton’s writings have been published in Jacobin, Progressive City, and Architectural Theory Review, among other places.