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.
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