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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

Kensington Corner: A Case Study in Urban Resilience

Kensington Corner is a unique, small-scale proposed mixed-use development that blends home and work at the intersection of Kensington Road and 16 Street NW. The proposed development envisions a commercial office space and adjacent townhouse. The existing post-war bungalow located at 1702 Kensington Road NW is currently the home of the President and Founder of Intelligent Futures, John Lewis, and his family. In May 2019,... more »

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City of Calgary Mayor's Innovation Challenge

The Viability Index: A Tool for a Resilient City

The Viability Index is a prototype emerging from the Better Housing Lab - a CMHC-supported solutions lab focused on exploring how environmental performance can be integrated into the economic model of affordable housing projects in order to enhance the long-term livability and viability of projects. As an interdisciplinary team of city-builders looked to answer this challenge, a core question emerged: 'How might we surface... more »

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