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Affordable Housing: A Role for Architects

The need for more affordable housing choices is top of mind for most BC residents. While governments focus on tax programs, insufficient attention has been given to the role architects can play in creating new, more affordable housing choices. This presentation will examine international and Canadian housing design innovations and aim to raise the profile of the architectural profession when it comes to discussions about creating affordable housing.

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Location: Room 224
Learning Units (LUs): 1.5 Core

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Presented by:

Michael Geller Architect AIBC, FCIP, RPP

Michael Geller is an architect, planner, real estate consultant, developer, educator and journalist with 45 years’ experience in the public, private and institutional sectors. He is past-president of the SFU Community Trust overseeing UniverCity on Burnaby Mountain. Other projects include Bayshore, Steveston waterfront, Deering Island, and innovative residential developments. Prior to establishing his firm, MichaelRead More