Brookswood-Fernridge Community Association Public Meeting
Wednesday March 27th, 7:00 p.m.
South Langley Community Church, 20098 22nd Ave, Langley
Alternative Forms of Housing-Thinking Outside the Brookswood Box
The Brookswood-Fernridge neighbourhood planning process currently underway will provide the opportunity to examine new housing alternatives and how to integrate them within our new neighbourhoods. Join us at our public meeting to learn more about cluster housing, cooperative housing, co-housing, seniors housing, small houses etc and how these can provide housing diversity and impact affordability and livability within a community.
Michael Geller, AIBC, FCIP, RPP
Michael Geller is a Vancouver-based architect, planner, real estate consultant and property developer with four decades in the public, private and institutional sectors. As president of the Geller group, he has a longstanding interest in the design and development of alternative forms of housing.
Over the years he has been involved in a number of interesting projects including – Planning and rezoning BC Packer’s lands in Steveston and Deering Island in Vancouver – Working as Program Manager, Social Housing, Vancouver – Officer responsible for the delivery of cooperative, non-profit and public housing in the Vancouver CMHC Branch Office area – Involved in the first phases of planning and development of UniverCity at SFU on Burnaby Mountain, which has been described as “ a conservationist’s dream and a thoroughly modern, liveable community…”. UniverCity has received numerous awards for its innovations, including a Canadian Homebuilder’s Award as the best new community in Canada and has also been recognized for its contribution to the knowledge on how to build healthy communities.
He currently serves as President of Michael Geller & Associates, as adjunct Faculty for the Centre for Sustainable Community Development, Simon Fraser University and is a frequent contributor to the Vancouver Courier and the Vancouver Sun.
Please join us for what will be an informative and interesting presentation.