Avi Friedman

Avi Friedman is known nationally and internationally for his housing innovation.  He is the author of 10 books and was a syndicated columnist. He is a practicing architect and the recipient of numerous awards including the Manning Innovation Award and the United Nations World Habitat Award.  In the year 2000, he was selected by Wallpaper magazine as 1 of 10 people from around the world “most likely to change the way we live.”

Dr. Friedman teaches architecture at McGill University and he can be reached at avi.friedman@mcgill.ca


 

Dream of homeownership fades for many Canadians

Trish Rhéaume was visibly moved when Jimmy Carter handed her the key to her new home. Rhéaume, a single mother of a 16-year- old daughter, was one of six families who were housed by Habitat for...