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Smart Growth in Canada: Implementation of a Planning Concept
(Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation / Société canadienne d’hypothèques et de logement, 2005-08)
Recently, a broad consensus has emerged concerning the growth and development of Canadian cities: our cities, as they have grown over the last 60 years, are contributing significantly to global and regional environmental ...
PIBC 2016 Conference Session Highlights - Planning and Ecology: A Good Marriage?
(Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2016)
This article grew out a workshop, "Ecology and Planning: A Good Marriage?," presented by the authors, with the assistance of Sharon Horsburgh of Nanaimo Regional District, at the Planning Institute of British Columbia 2016 ...
Say Goodbye to Small Retail: Should We Care?
(Canadian Institute of Planners, 2012)
This article poses the question as to why planners should be concerned about the declining health of the small retail sector. It looks at the contributions that this sector makes to the health and vibrancy of local ...
Urban Amnesia: The Fate of Habitat '76
(Canadian Institute of Planners, 2011)
Thirty-five years ago, an event occurred in Vancouver that would change the face of urban policy worldwide. The conference was Habitat '76, usually known as Habitat I. Habitat I was actually two conferences. The first ...
[Book Review] The Agitator's Library
(Alternatives Inc., 2012)
Book review of "Creative Community Organizing: A Guide for Rabble-Rousers, Activists, and Quiet Lovers of Justice" by Si Kahn (San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler, 2010); "Collective Visioning: How Groups Can Work Together for ...
Putting Cities in Their Place: Ecosystem-based Planning for Canadian Urban Regions
(New Society Publishers, 1997)
The Resurgence of Place
(Alternatives, Inc., 2002)
Over the past 30 years or so, a rich new movement in scholarship and advocacy has explored how better design of the urban environment can affect human behaviour and improve well-being.
[Book Review] Resilient Cities: Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change & Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems: Principles and Practices
(Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2009-12)
Book review of "Resilient Cities: Responding to Peak Oil and Climate Change" by Peter Newman, Timothy Beatley, and Heather Boyer (Washington, DC: Island Press, 2009) and "Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems: Principles and ...
[Book Review] Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
(Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2015)
Book review of "Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design" by Charles Montgomery (Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2013)
East of Eden: Paradise - Are We There Yet? [Book Review] City Making in Paradise: Nine Decisions That Saved Vancouver
(Planning Institute of British Columbia, 2008-03)
Book review of "City Making in Paradise: Nine Decisions That Saved Vancouver" by Mike Harcourt, Ken Cameron, with Sean Rossiter (Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2007).