Accommodating families with children in high density environments is a key tenet of Vancouverism. Upon their adoption in 1992, these guidelines helped enable the design and construction of residential units with this idea in mind. Read the full document here.
Interview With Councillor Hardwick Regarding “Vancouverism”
I recently sat down for an interview with Vancouver City Councillor Colleen Hardwick. We had a very productive discussion, and covered topics ranging from public consultation in the city to the upcoming elections. Listen to our full conversation here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvcB6KES2Rg
Proud to Have This Understanding:
Imagine Westmount 2040
As part of the City of Westmount, Quebec’s Imagine Westmount 2040 project, I recently keynoted a webinar that discussed the building of sustainable cities. You can watch it in full here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qshOcSJ2EyQ
For more info on Imagine Westmount 2040, click here: https://engage.westmount.org/en/project/imagine-westmount-2040/
360 Degree City: What Does It Mean to be a City Planner?
I sat down with John Lewis from the 360 Degree City podcast to discuss best practices for city planners, as well as issues that can befall them. Listen to the full conversation here.
360 Degree City is also available on Apple Podcasts.
Downtown Saskatoon Stimulus Strategy
Last year, I had the pleasure of aiding the transformation of Downtown Saskatoon into a vibrant, livable urban neighborhood that the city’s residents will be proud of. A detailed description of our plans can be found here:
Vision 2030: A New Future for Prince Rupert
Prince Rupert is retooling to take command of its future. Through the new 2030 Vision, it is entering into one of the best co-governance models in Canada – it is emphasizing First Nations collaboration, community action, and public-private collaboration. Beasley & Associates is proud to be working on this exciting new project. Read the full 2030 plan here:
We were delighted to be part of a hugely successful public meeting with Mayor
Lee Brain and a host of First Nations representatives. Here are some photos of that event:
Brampton 2040 Vision: Community Engagement
Urbanism is nothing without community involvement, and the Brampton 2040 vision is proof. Here are two videos that show how Bramptonians shaped a vision for the improvements to their city:
https://drive.google.com/file/ d/1BW_NzhR_ z87JkCQZ0V5hDKnZ7Pjtzm7-/view
Brampton 2040 Vision: Executive Summary
Check out the summary of Brampton’s exciting 2040 Vision:
SOLD!-CBC’s new podcast focusing on Vancouver’s housing crisis.
I recently spoke with CBC Radio One’s Stephen Quinn about housing and foreign investment for a new podcast from CBC Vancouver. SOLD! can be downloaded from cbc.ca/podcasts, Apple Podcasts or wherever else you get your podcasts.
As you know, CBC Vancouver will be hosting a forum on housing in partnership with Fairchild Radio on May 9th at Brighouse United Church in Richmond, B.C. from 7:30-9:00pm. We hope to see you there!
Free registration at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ sold-housing-forum- registration-45495963652