October 2018

A weekly roundup of news stories and articles that may be of interest to the Vancouver city planning community. This list is updated every Thursday afternoon.


October 11, 2018

Q&A: Is building low-carbon neighbourhoods sustainable?

Delta Optimist | Joannah Connolly | 2018-09-28 | Tagged: urban design, sustainability

Vancouver opens the door to duplexes

The Globe and Mail | @globeandmail | 2018-10-04 | Tagged: City of Vancouver, housing, zoning

Housing, homelessness and a history of discrimination come together at 1 Vancouver intersection | CBC News

www.cbc.ca | Margaret Gallagher | 2018-10-06 | Tagged: housing, A City for All, urban planning

What would an age-friendly city look like?

the Guardian | Alice Grahame | 2018-10-10 | Tagged: A City for All, urban design, housing

Union Gospel Mission, UBC release report on homelessness and affordability

Vancouver Sun | Jennifer Saltman | 2018-10-11 | Tagged: housing, A City for All


October 4, 2018

Why Good Design Is a Public Good

CityLab | John Cary | 2017-12-26 | Tagged: urban design, A City for All

Three lessons in designing cities for everyone

knightfoundation.org | Susan Nienaber | 2018-08-06 | Tagged: A City for All, public space, Engagement for Real

Gil Kelley: Duplex zoning is just the start of city-wide planning process

Vancouver Sun | Gil Kelley | 2018-09-28 | Tagged: City of Vancouver, zoning, housing

Was Vision Vancouver ‘Addicted’ to Selling Rezoning?

The Tyee | Christopher Cheung | 2018-10-01 | Tagged: City of Vancouver, zoning, CACs

Vancouver hosts global conference of city greening experts

RCI | English | Levon Sevunts | 2018-10-01 | Tagged: sustainability, urban design, public space

Win-Win Solutions for Climate Protection and Health

Planetizen | Todd Litman | 2018-10-02 | Tagged: transportation, active transportation, public health, resilience

The most populated area in Canada without its own government is in Metro Vancouver

www.cbc.ca | Justin McElroy | 2018-10-03 | Tagged: UBC, urban planning, Metro Vancouver

Opinion: ‘YIMBYism’ key to Vancouver’s housing challenges

Vancouver Sun | Jan Robinson and Carolina Ibarra | 2018-10-03 | Tagged: housing, urban planning, zoning

Questioning the strategic role of architects in city making

The Fifth Estate | Philip Graus | 2018-10-03 | Tagged: architecture, urban design, placemaking