Co-Living: Creating a New Housing Typology for the 21st Century
Online Master Class: Co-Living: Creating a New Housing Typology for the 21st Century
The talk will focus on how co-living is evolving as a housing typology since its emergence at scale over the past few years. It will discuss what co-living is, the role it plays in present day society, how it is responding to and evolving with current lifestyle trends, and how it might look in the future.
Nick Rees is Architectural Director of London based property developer The Collective. Since their inception in 2010, The Collective have rapidly become the world's leading co-living provider, pioneering new ways to live, work and play in global cities. Nick oversees all aspects of architectural design at the Collective. This includes appraising new development opportunities, product development, and overseeing the design of all new co-living projects. Nick is passionate about improving the way we live through innovative architectural design. At the Collective this is done through extensive R&D work, continuous critical discourse, as well as working with the world’s best architects and designers. Prior to his current role, Nick worked at award winning architectural practices Hawkins\Brown and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. During this time he built over a decade of experience working on residential, hotel, conservation and masterplanning projects.