Research and Resources


Laneway and Garden Suites

Regina Homelessness: City Greenlights Laneway Suite Pilot Project

http://reginahomelessness.ca/blogs/post/city-greenlights-laneway-suite-pilot-project

 

The Laneway Project: Based in Toronto, with the aim to transform laneways into ‘safe, vibrant, people-friendly spaces.’

http://thelanewayproject.ca/

 

CMHC Research Highlight: Livable Lanes: A Study of Laneway Infill Housing in Vancouver and Other Growing B.C. Communities, 2009

http://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/odpub/pdf/66642.pdf?lang=en

 

Vancouver: Laneway Housing How-To Guide, November, 2013

http://vancouver.ca/files/cov/laneway-housing-howto-guide.pdf

 

Saskatoon Neighbourhood Level Infill Development Strategy, including Garden and Garage Suite Regulations, 2013

https://www.saskatoon.ca/business-development/development-regulation/developers-homebuilders/neighbourhood-level-infill-development-strategy

 

Infill Development

Edmonton Residential Infill Guidelines, 2009

http://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/documents/PDF/Residential_Infill_Guidelines_Sept_2009.pdf

 

Ottawa Urban Design Guidelines for Low-Rise Infill Housing, 2012

http://documents.ottawa.ca/sites/documents.ottawa.ca/files/documents/cap133008.pdf

 

Saskatoon Neighbourhood Level Infill Development Strategy, including Garden and Garage Suite Regulations, 2013

https://www.saskatoon.ca/business-development/development-regulation/developers-homebuilders/neighbourhood-level-infill-development-strategy

 

Portland, Oregon Infill Design Toolkit, 2008

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/49254

 

News and Articles

Toronto Life: Great Spaces: four extremely cool laneway houses

http://www.torontolife.com/style/toronto-homes/2014/11/07/great-spaces-lane-change-toronto-laneway-houses/

 

The Globe and Mail: Laneway homes are Vancouver’s past, and future

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/real-estate/laneway-homes-are-vancouvers-past-and-future/article21055654/

 

Global News: Are Vancouver laneway homes an affordable housing alternative?

http://globalnews.ca/news/1749392/are-vancouver-laneway-homes-an-affordable-housing-alternative/

 

Huffington Post: Vancouver Laneway Homes: An Explainer

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/ramesh-ranjan/vancouver-laneway-homes-explainer_b_5635569.html

 

Canadian Architect: Laneway housing in Vancouver is fast becoming a viable means to increased densification in the city’s suburban neighbourhoods

http://www.canadianarchitect.com/news/back-to-front/1000704576/?&er=NA