Cohousing Speaker Series Passive House Buildings with Anthony Leaning – Concorde Cohousing Ottawa
Sep. 29, 2020. 7-9pm EDT. Ottawa, ON. Online.
Concorde Cohousing is a forming multi-generational cohousing group in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Cohousing is a well established housing option in Denmark of an intentional community of private homes with shared spaces. It was brought to North America by Kathryn McCamant and Charles Durrett. There are many completed projects in North America and Canada (especially in British Columbia) and 1 completed project in all of Ontario, Terra Firma in Ottawa from over 20 years ago.
Cohousing is similar to the village or neighbourhoods of previous days where you know your neighbours. Neighbours interact and form a community that help each other. Multi-generational cohousing have elders age in place with kids that are playing safely.
Join us for some short videos, a presentation about Cohousing and Concorde Cohousing, and as part of our cohousing speaker series a special presentation by
Anthony Leaning, cofounder of Ottawa’s first cohousing project, Terra Firma, and Principal at CSV Architects. Anthony will introduce and share his perspective on the internationally recognised energy efficiency standards in:
Passive House Buildings
Please get a free ticket now to reserve your spot.
Here is coverage by Ottawa Citizen Dec 2019 on Cohousing including short video of Steve Fick talking about Terra Firma:
If you want to look more into Concorde Cohousing and cohousing in Canada, see: