Necessity is the mother of invention. In 2019, Dafna Kaplan embarked upon an investigative journey to uncover the obstacles preventing true construction innovation from widespread adoption. Extensive research and development led to the launch of Cassette, an integrated product and service model with an innovative delivery approach. In 2022, Cassette introduced a … [Read more...] about Ready. Set. Homes.
Disability Forward Housing.
Micaela Connery is co-founder and CEO of The Kelsey, a San Francisco–based nonprofit that co-develops accessible, affordable, inclusive multifamily housing, advocates for policy changes that promote inclusive practices, and provides tools and templates for others who want to build housing based on its model. Since founding The Kelsey in 2017, Connery has secured more than … [Read more...] about Disability Forward Housing.
Philip Kafka is President of Prince Concepts, which he founded after selling his company, Prince Media. Philip spent six years building the New York based billboard business, developing and marketing sign locations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, San Francisco and Los Angeles before he sold it to LAMAR, the largest billboard company in the country. Philip decided to focus on … [Read more...] about Caterpillars.
Cut My Timber.
In 2010, Greg Howes co-founded CutMyTimber, a prefab mass timber company based out of Portland, Oregon, and he remains a partner at the company. CutMyTimber works with architects, structural engineers, builders and other fabricators, to supply custom mass timber products for a variety of building types, ranging from small cabins to 500,000 sf commercial … [Read more...] about Cut My Timber.
Starter Home. Where are you?￼
“The economics of the housing market, and the local rules that shape it, have squeezed out entry-level homes.” writes Emily Badger for The New York Times. “The disappearance of such affordable homes is central to the American housing crisis. The nation has a deepening shortage of housing. But, more specifically, there isn’t enough of this housing: small, no-frills homes … [Read more...] about Starter Home. Where are you?￼