Power at Ground Zero

Politics, Money, and the Remaking of Lower Manhattan

Lynne B. Sagalyn

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The Urbanarium Society is deeply saddened by the loss of Bing Thom who was a tremendous talent, and a thoughtful voice, for Canada’s architecture and place making community. He has left a profound and lasting legacy for our country and region including such seminal local works as UBC’s Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia, Surrey City Centre Library, Aberdeen Centre in Richmond and the Vancouver’s Sunset Community Centre.

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The City of Vancouver has not had a comprehensive City-wide plan to guide the development process since the 1990s. We want to open up the discussion and find out whether citizens believe that this is a worthwhile process, and if so, what it should look like.

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The City of Vancouver is now accepting submissions for the 2016 Urban Design Awards, which celebrate projects that demonstrate excellence in architecture and design and contribute to creating a vibrant, livable city.

 

Entries are now being accepted in the following categories:

·    Residential buildings – small, medium or large scale

·    Commercial buildings

·    Government and institutional buildings

·    Urban elements

·    Innovation

·    Outstanding sustainable design

·    Landscape, public space and infrastructure

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By Jonathan Barnett and Larry Beasley

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Unthinking the Mixed

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The Vancouver Urbanarium Society partnered with UBC’s School for Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) to host an event entitled IncluCity: Can public process be truly public? On October 27th, 2014, 88 people ventured to the Arts Club on Granville Island to participate in this dialogue on the public process in Vancouver. Dr Maged Senbel, Associate Professor for the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP), served as moderator with an opening presentation that highlighted the merits of good design achieved through public processes employing co-creation.

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Urbanarium is pleased to feature the new book by Lori Brown:

Drawing Vancouver - Visualizing a City

http://www.blurb.ca/books/5585066-drawing-vancouver

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