May 7, 2019:

Innovations in Housing Affordability

Urban Innovation Café

We are pleased to bring you a new morning discussion series focusing on innovative approaches to critical urban issues…with coffee. Our Urban Innovation Café events will showcase industry thought leaders and Ryerson faculty, and will bring together practitioners, policy makers and academics for presentations and conversation, hosted at Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Innovation.

Innovations in Housing Affordability

We’re kicking off this series on May 7th with a focus on innovations towards housing affordability, featuring four fascinating change makers:

Cheryl Atkinson

Architect, Ryerson professor and designer of ZEROHouse, a net-zero housing prototype

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Leith Moore

Co-founder of R-Hauz Developments, providing innovative urban solutions to home owners

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Heather Tremain

CEO of Options for Homes, a non-profit condo developer that helps people achieve their dream of home ownership

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John van Nostrand

Founding Principal of SvN and CEO of JvN/d Developments, a full-service development company (recently renamed PARCEL Developments)

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With opening remarks by Kathleen Kurtin, President of the Ontario Association of Architects

Registration for this event is now full. To follow along online and to hear about our next events in this series, follow @RyersonCBI.

“Innovations in Housing Affordability” is generously sponsored by the Ontario Association of Architects. Read their latest report, Housing Affordability in Growing Urban Areas.