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Hey, thank you for visiting! Check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Al_t6PEnqeM&t=3s 01. Urbanizing the Suburbs Did you know that 8% of Americans live in buildings that are 20 storeys or higher, which is almost the exact same percentage as people living in a mobile home, vehicle or a boat in the U.S.? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8cz5OPKtnM&t=4s 02. 3 Things we […]

Smart to be dense

Hey, thank you for visiting! Check this out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Al_t6PEnqeM&t=3s 01. Urbanizing the Suburbs Did you know that 8% of Americans live in buildings that are 20 storeys or higher, which is almost the exact same percentage as people living in a mobile home, vehicle or a boat in the U.S.? https://youtu.be/s0KQ4Gjrwyg 02. Our Plan Toronto […]

How Angular Planes Perpetuate Toronto’s Housing Crisis

You don’t need to be an architect, urban planner, developer, or realtor to know that Toronto needs more housing. Ask anyone who is trying to find a new home to rent or purchase in the city. It’s competitive, expensive, and the options can be disappointing. Even as real estate prices are cooling, housing accommodations in […]

Deeply Affordable Modular Housing

This project pairs offsite modular and tilt-up construction methods to minimize construction time and maximize the cost-effectiveness of this 3-storey permanently affordable supportive housing project funded by CMHC (Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation).   Client: St Clare’s Project Lead: R-Hauz Location: Toronto, ONScale: Infill DevelopmentSize: ~7,100 SF GFATransit: 0 m from Bus Stop / Line […]

In a search for a 3-bedroom, family unit

We love our neighbourhood – it has great shops and restaurants, it’s close to work, it has good transit connectivity, and we’ve developed a lineup of favourite parks that we frequent with our little ones. With a growing family, our 2-bedroom home just wasn’t doing the trick any longer. We knew we needed to upsize, […]

Design will make or break a neighbourhood–building height won’t

Have you ever joined a community meeting about a new development? “It’s too tall,” you’ll hear neighbours proclaim. “The shadows will be unbearable!”Others suggest that mid rise and tall buildings “should only be built in the city’s core or near a highway.” Otherwise,they will “ruin neighbourhood character!”Whether the proposed development consists of six or sixty […]

<strong>Helsingborg, I’m Coming!</strong>

5 Reasons I’m Excited about the Urban Future Global Conference After more than two years in Canada because of the pandemic, I’m looking forward to attending in-person events again! In June, I will be attending Helsingborg 22, the Urban Future Global Conference. The conference is an annual gathering of minds in urbanism and city-building. Change-makers, […]