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Avi Friedman: Affordable Housing Around the World

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Ramada Duncan

140 Trans-Canada Highway

Duncan, BC V9L 3P7

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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is excited to introduce the next guest speaker in the Placemaking Vancouver Island 2018 Speaker Series: Avi Friedman!

Avi Friedman will be leading the discussion around Affordable Housing Around the World.

About the Guest Speaker

Avi Friedman is Canada's housing guru and style setter in the areas of home design, community development and sustainability. He received his Bachelor of Architecture (first in class) from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in 1980, his Master of Architecture from McGill University and his Doctorate in 1987 from University of Montréal. In 1988 he co-founded the Affordable Homes Program at the McGill School of Architecture, where he is a Professor. His research focuses on design and implementation of affordable and sustainable building practices at the unit and community level. He is the author of numerous books, and has designed three housing prototypes, which have been built as full-scale demonstration projects. A passionate speaker, Avi projects a clear vision of the future in home design, and will change the way you think about our priorities as a society.

Please RSVP by March 5 - You are not required to print out this ticket.


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