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OpenDoor in McKinsey housing report
Jay Standish | 20 March

Half of California households cannot afford the cost of housing in their local market. These people are paying more than 30%

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Our talk at the Federal Reserve
Jay Standish | 17 August

Last Friday, Jay was invited by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to speak on a panel on innovative solutions

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Video – Live Better Together
Jay Standish | 31 March

We worked with the multi-talented Kurt Zhuang over at Feintly to put together this video to capture the essence of

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Hack the Hood moves into Blueprint
Jay Standish | 31 March

We are very excited to announce that the Blueprint workspace is now headquarters of Hack the Hood! Hack the Hood is

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Rules vs. Culture
Jay Standish | 2 February

In creating well-functioning, happy healthy communities, when should we create formal rules? When should we avoid formalities and fan the flames

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Beyond the Sharing Economy, There’s Shared Living
Jay Standish | 11 July

The California Drought. Immanent Runaway Climate Change. Record economic disparity. It’s getting real in this Whole Foods Parking lot called earth. How

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OpenDoor Manifesto!
Ben Provan | 31 March

Jay and I just got back from a great team retreat visiting the Downtown Project in Las Vegas, as part of

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Creative Space Planning Event Was Great!
Jay Standish | 20 November

Last night we had a fun, idea-filled evening of scheming, dreaming, snacking and planning for what’s to come on the

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No dishes in the sink!
Jay Standish | 6 November

  Our amazing residents at The Farmhouse , Pam and AJ, have created some laser-cut masterpieces.  For those of you who

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Popup Creative Space this November in Oakland!
Jay Standish | 25 October

How can a physical space be used to best support knowledge sharing and creative empowerment in a neighborhood? How can

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