Tag: Planning

No evidence replacement of home delivery with community mail boxes can be done acceptably, architects warn

Retrofitting countless neighbourhoods to replace home delivery with community mail boxes by 2018 will be “extremely challenging,” say Canada’s architects, and there is no evidence it can be done acceptably. Canada Post announced the cancellation of home delivery… Read More

Villegas seeks to clear up Mount Pleasant consultation confusion

Urbanist Lewis Villegas, who was the focus of my earlier post on the confusion in the Mount Pleasant Implementation Committee, has offered a detailed rebuttal on his own blog, which I am happy to link to here. Right… Read More

Best-received Viaducts proposal — it calls for total removal — gathers support as key to revitalizing heart of city

Only one proposal in the city’s recent Re:Connect contest to imagine a better future for the city’s Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts won both public and professional acclaim. The plan called for their immediate and total removal in favour… Read More

Your “wild card” to transform Vancouver’s eastern core could win $1,500

Have you got an idea that would transform the north shore of False Creek and the city’s critical False Creek flats, the eastern core of the city? If so, you could win $1,500 in Vancouver’s Re:connect ideas competition…. Read More