Our Urban Village, a Vancouver Cohousing Community

Cohousing info session

Interested in cohousing, Tomo House, living sustainably in Vancouver or want to know more? Join us Sunday May 29  from 10:30 – noon, for an info session over ZOOM. Members of OUV will run through a presentation that provides a brief introduction to cohousing before going into some depth on our community and Tomo House. …

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Cohousing coffee chat

Interested in cohousing, Tomo House, living sustainably in Vancouver or want to know more about our project? Join us at Roots Café, Saturday May 14 from 10:30 am to noon for an informal meet and greet. This informal gathering is an opportunity to come and meet a few members of our group and ask your …

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April Cohousing info session

Interested in cohousing, living sustainably in Vancouver and perhaps you’d like to be our neighbour? Mark your calendar and join us at our next information session, Tuesday April 26th. In this presentation you will: Learn about our project,Tomo House on Main street and how the construction is going Learn the basics of cohousing including its …

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Cohousing coffee chat

Interested in cohousing, Tomo House, living sustainably in Vancouver or want to know more about our project? Join us at Matchstick on Main Street, Saturday April 9 from 10:30 am to noon for an informal meet and greet. This informal gathering is an opportunity to come and meet a few members of our group and …

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March Cohousing info session

For those of you who missed our information session in February, we will be holding another one in March. This will include a presentation covering general aspects of cohousing as well as digging into the specifics of our community. You will: Learn about our project on Main street and how the construction is going. Learn …

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Cohousing coffee chat

If there is one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that we want more community. Come get to know members of our community and learn more about our project and our remaining units on March 12 at Truffles café at Van Dusen Gardens from 10:30 am to noon. This informal gathering is an opportunity …

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New Year, New Neighbours

All the best for the New Year! It’s going to be a big one! In 2022, Our Urban Village cohousing will be looking for the last 4 households to join our community and will celebrate the completion of construction late in the year. That’s a lot! Attracting new owners to our community is priority number …

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Developer Mark Shieh sees shared living spaces as a way to bring fractured communities together

Mark Shieh understands the power of transformative spaces — he started his career working as an Imagineer for the Walt Disney Company, designing theme parks. “I still have a little of that pixie dust in me,” he says, recalling how transfixed he was by the magic of Disney’s parks and how they felt like the …

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