Over the last century, Canadian cities have been designed to accommodate the automobile. So, how do we redesign them to benefit people?
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…
Members of housing co-ops in BC tell the Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia (CHF BC) why it’s so important to find a rent supplement solution for low-income co-op members when federal subsidies end.
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 a City” takes an intimate look at the cities we live in by the simple and solitary act of walking through them.
After a 2 month hiatus, the Vancouver Urbanist Meetup is back for a special year end event at the 12 Kings Pub, at 395 Kingsway.
Ipsos Reid explores how Canadians felt about public consultations in general and how they want to participate in the consultative process.
From the Kettering Foundation:
There are many theories about how to “lead” change. Many originate with leadership guru, John Kotter’s 8 step process in his 1995 book, “Leading Change.”
In Urban Acupuncture, Jaime Lerner outlines a method for initiating urban change through small, innovative interventions that target a specific challenge.