Category Archives: Housing Trends

discusses current and future housing issues for socio-demographic groups

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Building Hybrids

Just like in cars and food crops, hybrids are a way of optimizing the best attributes of the elements that are brought together. Shelter hybrids deliver higher quality living based on the same principle.

The demolished Church on the Hill is reincarnated on the ground floor of an apartment building

Church Time : Renovation and Renewal

  Canadian statistics about faith and churchgoing show an institution in crisis – a crisis for the church but a real opportunity for communities, developers and builders. Here are some foreboding clouds with a silver lining. Until 1971 less than one percent of Canadians said they did not abide by any religion. By 2011 the…

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The rise of women’s role in society: impacts on housing and communities

 The  rise of women’s role in society: impacts on housing and communities Author: Luis Rodriguez The rise of women’s role in society will result in significant impacts on housing and communities across Canada, not too far into the future. With their rapidly rising economic power and highly heterogeneous nature, lifestyles and housing needs and preferences,…

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