This looks to be an extraordinary lecture series from the new Urban Design Forum at UBC’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
Darryl Chen’s Urban Design DIY offers an irreverent yet astute list of ten easy steps to creating an urban-design plan
Healthy urbanism considers health, the environment, social relations, political processes and the economy as part of the development process.
Streetfight offers an empowering road map for rethinking, reinvigorating, and redesigning city streets to work better for everybody that use them.
Tactical Urbanism provides permission for engaged community members to become key actors in the transformation of their neighbourhoods.
Ali Butcher knows the built forms of our cities expose something about our values and priorities. In his TEDxJacksonville talk, Redefining Space: Creativity and Sustainability in the City, Butcher first examines the shared historical narratives of Jacksonville and Vancouver, BC, and then charts where the cities’ values and growth patterns have diverged. Butcher challenges us…
The Vancouver Urbanist Meetup is starting the new year with a special guest! Gregg Vann, an urban designer from Brisbane is in town and will be joining us.
In Urban Acupuncture, Jaime Lerner outlines a method for initiating urban change through small, innovative interventions that target a specific challenge.
Urbanism Without Effort by Chuck Wolfe is a helpful book for urbanites to reflect on how their neighbourhoods have evolved, and how they might be improved.
Experienced urban practitioners and novice urbanists alike will find several new insights in Nan Ellin’s Good Urbansim.