Videos of the SFU City Conversation, on November 20, 2014: Does Vancouver Need a New City-wide Plan?

These videos are from a public conversation for sharing ideas about the future of city-wide planning in Vancouver, B.C., the event marked the approaching 20th anniversary of Vancouver’s 1995 CityPlan, the city’s second city-wide plan after the 1929 Bartholomew Plan.

As you will see, the presentations by Ann, Patrick Condon and Peter Whitelaw offered thought-provoking ideas, and were followed by a lively discussion with the overflowing lunchtime audience.

Part 1: Introduction

Remarks by Michael Alexander, Director, SFU City Conversations

Part 2: Presentations

Comments by Ann McAfee, Co-Director of Planning (with Larry Beasley) and Director of City Plans, City of Vancouver, 1974-2006. Principal, City Choices Consulting.  Slides [ 24MB]

Presentation by Patrick Condon, Chair, Urban Design, UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.  Slides [ 39MB]

Presentation by Peter WhitelawPrincipal, Modus Planning, Design & Engagement Inc. Slides [ 11MB]

Part 3: Audience Discussion

Q&A between audience members and presenters

Full Video (uncut)

Full-length video of event

All videos can also be found on the VCPC Youtube channel.

Quick links to more documentation of the November 20, 2014 conversation