"The adage, you measure what you care about, is valuable as it relates to housing. We have no shortage of real estate data related to the cost of residential properties. But, how often are we measuring, reporting and discussing mental health and its correlation to the design of our cities and buildings?
David Anand Peterson
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Accommodating children in towers
What are the essential design principals and policies necessary to ensure socially fit housing for households with children? Download the Research Book
future of the family home
An answer to both social isolation and economic affordability begins by choosing different residential typologies. Courtyard buildings are multi-residential buildings that are organized around a social space.
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the people puzzle
The most dependent in our society, children, seniors, and those with special needs, are like the canary in the coal mine: they are the early warning indicators of our collective health. The People Puzzle offers solutions for mixed demographic housing. Download the Competition Submission
Socially fit housing
We accept the stacking of small residential units ever higher into the sky as the solution for abating the rising cost of housing. While we debate and seek solutions for the cost of a home we overlook an equally important aspect of housing: its social sustainability. Listen to the Interview