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Our latest book explores the concept of Complete Communities, and why it’s catching on.
Our latest book explores the concept of Complete Communities, and why it’s catching on. Read now to see what Calgarians think.
Living Furnace Free
With its Passive Haus, Brookfield proves that it is possible to build super energy-efficient homes in northern climates.
The Urban World
The growing population of cities presents challenges and opportunities.
How does an established area become a Complete Community?
A Street for Everyone
Complete Streets mean more of us are getting around on our own two feet.
Condos go high-tech
New multi-family developments offer amenities for our connected times.
Vitamin N for city dwellers
Taking a nature break in the city can make you healthier and smarter.
Talking the Walk
Measuring walkability is an important step in urban design.
Now Hear This
Noise sensors could one day bring a little peace and quiet to city streets.
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8 Urban Design Buzzwords to Know
From densification to woonerf – a guide to urban planning jargon.
Millennial Home Buying? The Struggle is Real.
Young Canadians won’t miss out — just get creative.
Secondary Suites in YYC
Our new video reviews 7 widely held beliefs about secondary suites, and presents the research.
Creating thriving mixed-use communities.
Discover facts and other useful information in our books, videos and brochures. Get informed, and join the conversation!