ULI Urban Land Institute

ULI BC Student Speaker Series @ Langara College
March 21, 2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Langara College - Room C408
100 West 49th Avenue
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 ULI BC Speaker Series for Students @ Langara Tuesday, March 21, 2017 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Langara College | Room C408 

Cultural Resource Management Program University of Victoria

The Archaeology of Buildings: A Practical Introduction
May 1, 2017 - 9:00am - May 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
University of Victoria and Cole Island, Esquimalt
University of Victoria

The Archaeology of Buildings: a Practical Introduction
3-day workshop: May 1-3, 2017

Drawing upon the expertise of the historian, the architect, the architectural historian and the archaeologist, the discipline of “Buildings Archaeology” has become one of the leading specialist disciplines in the conservation of historic buildings and sites.

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Maintenance and Repair of Double Hung Wood Windows
April 8, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Mission to Seafarers
401 E Waterfront Rd
British Columbia

This demonstration and hands-on workshop will cover all aspects of double-hung, traditional wood windows. Taught by Vintage Woodworks founder, Jim Stiven, you will learn how to unstick painted shut windows, remove sash, replace broken sash cord, cut, install and putty replacement glass lites, how to properly paint windows, and everything about maintaining windows including weather stripping, storm windows and hardware. For further details and to register please visit

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Neighbourhood Zoning Walk: How We Got to Today’s Chinatown
April 2, 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
April 2, 2017
British Columbia

Vancouver’s Chinatown, like many in North America, is facing challenges from changing demographics, shopping habits and pressure from an expanding city. On this walk with Author and Historian John Atkin, we will explore heritage bylaws, existing zoning and some proposed revisions, along with some of the city’s initiatives, all with the aim of maintaining an active and vibrant district.

Please visit for further details and to purchase tickets.

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Evening Lectures at Hycroft - Various Dates & Locations
February 21, 2017 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
University Women’s Club at Hycroft
1489 McRae Ave
British Columbia

Stanley Park Sites and Stories: Then and Now - Feb 21
Landscape Architect and Author, Adrienne Brown, will explore the cultural impacts that have shaped an area inhabited for centuries that is today called Stanley Park. Brown will look at the places and objects that have come and gone, developments which were envisioned but never built, and describe the history of some of the cherished structures and spaces which remain in the park today. 

West End Business Improvement Association

Tales From The West End
February 21, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
JJ Bean Coffee Roasters
1209 Bidwell Street
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Tales From the West End is an evening to explore and experience our community through stories about our common past. The event is held at one of Vancouver’s most storied buildings, formerly known as “Maxine’s” and now home to JJ Bean Coffee Roasters.

Michael Gordon, the City of Vancouver’s Senior Planner for Downtown Vancouver, is February’s featured storyteller. Michael has given several tours and presentations on both the West End and Downtown Vancouver. This month, he’ll be speaking on the history of West End high rises.

Langara College Applied Planning Program

Designing a Public Engagement Program - Tools and Techniques
March 10, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
Langara College
100 West 49th Ave

Designing a Public Engagement Program – Tools and Techniques

This workshop will provide an overview of public engagement, discuss different engagement techniques and help planners pick the right tool for the planning challenge to be addressed.  The workshop will also teach planners basic facilitation skills, how to keep discussions flowing and how to respond to difficult group dynamics that threaten to derail the consultation process.

RAIC Metro Vancouver Chapter and the Museum of Vancouver

MOV's Built City Speaker Series
March 2, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Museum of Vancouver
1100 Chestnut Street

MOV’s Built City speaker series – in partnership with Architecture Canada, Metro Vancouver Chapter – returns with a stellar panel tackling the issues of Ecocities. 

Energy Step Code Advisory Committee

The Energy Step Code and the Future of B.C.’s Built Environment
February 28, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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The Energy Step Code & the Future of BC’s Built Environment

Last summer’s Climate Leadership Plan set a goal to ensure all new British Columbia buildings will be net zero within 15 years—and introduced the Energy Step Code as the policy path to get us there. This engaging and entertaining one-hour webinar will “lift the lid” on the Energy Step Code and bring planners, building officials, and other local government managers up to speed on the nuts and bolts. Featuring tales from the trenches and a glimpse of what comes next!

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Valley Advocates for Responsible Development

Mountain and Resort Town Planners Summit
March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm - April 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Jackson Hole Center for the Arts
265 S Cache Street
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The summit is a small and interactive conference, where ideas, questions and responses flow freely among participants, facilitators, and the host communities. The Canadian and American past attendees found that the connections made at the conference have been extremely helpful to find solutions in day to day challenges, create a network of professionals from similar communities, and encourage big picture thinking.

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