Mainstreaming ‘sociable design’ for multi-unit housing: mapping the path forward

Mainstreaming ‘sociable design’ for multi-unit housing: mapping the path forward

On June 8, 2022, we continued the conversation with a similar cross-section of engaged professionals in a half-day in-person workshop as part of the two-day symposium entitled Living Together: Connecting Housing, Social Wellbeing, and Resilience.

Mainstreaming socially connected, affordable multi-unit housing across British Columbia

Mainstreaming socially connected, affordable multi-unit housing across British Columbia

On September 16, Hey Neighbour Collective and Happy Cities co-hosted an online workshop to explore cultural, financial, and policy-level challenges to building socially connected, affordable multi-unit housing communities. We were joined…

Partner snapshot: Catalyst Community Developments

Partner snapshot: Catalyst Community Developments

Catalyst is carrying out a “Community Connections Pilot” which includes landlord-led or supported social events, workshops, and “Town Hall meetings”, as well as support for resident-led community building initiatives. In addition, they have set up communication systems to support community interaction, and are actively working with tenants to identify opportunities to maximize the social potential of the physical design of their buildings and properties.