While Eyes on the Street will definitely resonate with fans of Jacobs’ writing, the book will appeal to a broader audience, as it is as much about how she thought as about what she wrote.
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.
Strong Towns is a non-profit education and advocacy organization committed to creating durable, fiscally sustainable and desirable communities.
This video is a collaboration between city planner, urban designer, and author Jeff Speck, and 3D artist Spencer Boomhower, this series of videos describes some of the most common and most effective “road diets.”
This is a combination of four videos. You can see the individual videos here:
What is a “Road Diet”?
A road diet, also called a lane reduction or road rechannelization, is a technique in transportation planning whereby the number of travel lanes and/or effective width of the road is reduced in order to achieve systemic improvements.
Join SFU Public Square and Re-Imagine Downtown Vancouver for an “alfresco” edition of City Conversations on August 20, 2015 from 12:30-1:30pm at Lot 19.
My father, Alan Artibise, officially retired today after a 44 year career in academia.
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.
This looks to be an extraordinary lecture series from the new Urban Design Forum at UBC’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.
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.