The Executive Director acts as the primary resource and support for the Vancouver City Planning Commission on matters relating to the future of the city.
Tactical Urbanism provides permission for engaged community members to become key actors in the transformation of their neighbourhoods.
I am honoured to be asked to be the first interviewee for ‘Urbanism Speakeasy” a new podcast by Andy Boenau, an urbanist and transportation engineer.
On November 28, 2011, City of Vancouver Planning Director, Brent Toderian, spoke to the members of the Urban Development Institute on issues relating to affordability, city planning, CACs, architecture and housing supply: You can follow along with the slides below (or download them for future reference): Brent Toderian’s Presentation UDI Final
I came acros this comic excerpt on Beyond DC. As a big Calvin and Hobbes fan, I had to repost it here.
Join other drivers, cyclists and transit riders to help plan Vancouver’s transportation future through a two-week Facebook event.
An exploration of urbanist Jane Jacobs and her criticism of orthodox city planning based on her book, The Death and Life of American Cities”.
Here is this week’s list of articles for urbanists.
The second decade of the twentieth contrite saw urban planning become increasingly codified and professionalized.
In September, I posted about Arcade Fire’s album ‘The Suburbs.’ On Sunday, the album won a well deserved Grammy for Album of the Year.