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Multi-unit Facilities

Editorial: Pocket Suites

Developed by Cohlmeyer Architecture as alternatives to rooming houses, Pocket Suites include eight autonomous units, each with separate entrances.

The Cohousing Option

A little-known housing typology fosters village-like communities, with cooperative facilities for preparing meals, sharing tools and hosting social events.

Back to the Future

SHAPE Architecture adopts an elegant and clever approach to residential densification in Vancouver’s Strathcona neighbourhood.

Nun’s Sense

An undulating building on the edge of Toronto's Don Valley provides a stunning sustainable home for the aging Sisters of St. Joseph.

Fitting In

Significant contributions to the public realm characterize the majority of the projects recognized by Governor General's Medals this year.