Neighbourhood Nests

Project team

Human Space, BDP Quadrangle




The Project

In this concept project in collaboration with BDP Quadrangle, we considered the question: Are our buildings equipped to respond to shocks and stressors, such as climate change related emergencies and pandemics?

The team drew upon in-house expertise in the areas of sustainability, resilience, wellness and design to explore how the built environment can be adapted to support individuals’ ability to bounce back. What are the hard and soft infrastructure considerations that are required for community resilience and successful sheltering-in-place when it comes to multi-unit residential buildings in particular?

Here's what we propose:

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