Passing on Some Good Advice: On Building and Living in a Cohousing Community

In Act II of An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde, there is a line that states “The only thing to […]

Eco-Design for Behavior Change: Sustainability is people

This article first appeared in Communities: Eco-Building, (Summer 2018); for further information on Communities: Eco-Design for Behavior Change: Sustainability is people The notion […]

Igniting Sustainability Research at Concordia

Time: January 19, 2018, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m Location: Room 3.430, John Molson Building (1450 Guy) Come hear what’s going on in […]

Vernissage and Exhibition for the winners of the 2016 Design Competition for a Solar Powered Shelter

Vernissage June 12, 2017 (sign up here) Exhibition from June 12-26, 2017 Collaboratoire’s inaugural design competition called for the creation […]

Collaboratoire Announces Winners in 2nd Design Competition

The results of the competition were unveiled on Wednesday, April 19th 2017, at the Maison du Développement Durable in Montreal. […]

Public Dialogue for Design Exercise

On Saturday March 4th, a group of first year Concordia students in the Design program, will participate in a public […]

Collaboratoire announces it’s next design competition

Today the latest design competition organized by Collaboratoire was announced. This pre-announcement allows teams to form before the release of […]

Canadian Cohousing Research Project Continues

With many thanks to the Sam and Diana Scalia Sustainable Real Estate and Built Environment Program as well as the School of Graduate […]

A very brief introduction to cohousing

My research into design for positive ecological behavior change has followed a rather circuitous path these last few years. Given […]

Canadian Cohousing Research Project

    After years of thinking and working on sustainable and collaborative design I’ve finally been able to carve out […]