THE MAIN PLAYERS

Architect & Development Consultant

Rosaline J. Hill

Rosaline is an award-winning residential architect who has designed stunning homes and multi-unit developments in the Ottawa area for 2 decades, as well as providing development advice and approvals expertise. 

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Rosaline has previous experience in cohousing initiatives, and is the architect of Soul Sisters, a new Ottawa cohouse which will be complete in 2022.  She is the founder of Walkable Ottawa.  She has worked as a development consultant for developer clients as well as for the City of Ottawa.

Ottawa Cohousing will use Rosaline J. Hill Architecture Inc. for the design and development of our cohouse communities.  

Directing Manager

Linda Kruus

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Linda  has deep community roots in the Ottawa area, assisting in an operational context with the growth of several locally based business, including Bridgehead and  Farm Boy. 

Her experience in management and design complements her  organizational skill set.

Linda has a Bachelors of Industrial Design from Carleton University. She has studied and visited established intentional communities and permaculture internationally.  Her connection to, and involvement with, environmental initiatives and equity-seeking organizations have helped to inform her on what makes for effective coordination and communication.  Linda approaches management of people and processes with emotional and ethical intelligence. 

ADVISORS and MENTORS

Linda and Rosaline are constantly seeking connection with professionals and experts in the housing development and cohousing arenas.  This ongoing collaboration continues to be extremely positive and the wider cohousing community is nothing but generously supportive of Ottawa Cohousing's focus and goals.

A list of highly qualified advisors and mentors is growing in depth and breadth to support Ottawa Cohousing with guidance and expertise when needed.  This ensures Ottawa Cohousing is ready to provide consistent quality service to its clients.

Contact us if you would like to explore a partnership, in some capacity, with our business.