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Ryerson City Building Institute: Innovations in Housing Affordability

07 May 2019

Urban Innovation Cafe: 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 alongside Ryerson faculty, and will bring together practitioners, policy makers and academics for presentations and conversation, hosted at Ryerson’s Centre for Urban Innovation.

May 7 will 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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Registration for this event is now full. Follow @RyersonCBI on Twitter. Link for live-streaming:

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