The best so far: Vancouver's remarkable approach to the Southeast False Creek redevelopment is a big step towards sustainable redevelopment planning for urban sites
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The story of SEFC is the story of two radically different visions of urban sustainability - one put forward by activists and designers who want to see an ecologically sound and socially just neighbourhood on the site and the other thought up by real estate interests who want to see a handy return on the investment.
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