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Women Transforming Cities

Networking Event: Cities Designed to Work for Women
October 3, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Duduc Centre
1489 Francis Street
Vancouver
BC

Women Transforming Cities is part of an international network of women who are using an intersectional lens to improve city space for inequitably served communities, with a focus on women and girls.  In partnership with World University Service Canada we are organizing an informational and networking event for those seeking to improve public spaces.
 
                                    Date:    October 3, 2017
                                    Time:    6:00 to 8:00 PM
                                    Place:  Dudoc Centre Vancouver - 1489 Francis Street
 

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

City Drinks at The Vancouver Club
October 3, 2017 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
The Vancouver Club
915 W Hastings St.
Vancouver
British Columbia

We invite you to join us for a special evening at The Vancouver Club, a private heritage venue not usually open to the public. Guests will have the opportunity to take a tour through the historic spaces in the club, enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres and a good dose of history, along with music from celebrated local jazz performer Andrea Superstein.

University of Michigan's National Charrette Institute

NCI Charrette System Certificate Training
November 14, 2017 - 8:30am - November 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
Holiday Inn Vancouver-Centre
711 West Broadway
Vancouver
BC

Delaney + Associates is partnering with the National Charrette Institute to bring its NCI Charrette System certificate training to Vancouver, November 14-16, 2017.
This training represents a collaborative project management system centered on the co-design process using charrettes.

Simon Fraser University

Free webinar: Selling Smart Growth — How to communicate the benefits of accessible and multi-modal locations
September 5, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
online
online
online
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Households often make trade-offs between housing and transportation costs: they can choose a cheaper house at the urban fringe where transportation is expensive, or pay more for a home in a more accessible and multi-modal, “smart growth” neighbourhood where transport is cheaper. Urban fringe homes generally offer more space per dollar, and so appear to be better investments, but there are other economic factors to consider.

Cowichan Valley Regional District

Charles Montgomery - Happy Valley
September 14, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cowichan Performing Arts Centre
2687 James Street
Duncan,
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Using lessons from the science of happiness to build healthier, happier, stronger communities.The Cowichan Valley Regional District is excited to introduce the Placemaking Vancouver Island 2017 Speaker Series. Guest speaker events, featuring local and international speakers, will be taking place throughout the fall into the spring 2018. The speakers will be exploring different community building topics to inspire residents to continue enhancing and building on the Cowichan identity, and Vancouver Island more broadly, while planning for its future.

Simon Fraser University

Next-Generation Cities and Transportation (online)
October 2, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:30pm
ONLINE
ONLINE
ONLINE
ONLINE
CPD Learning Units: 
7

This course provides a foundation in the principles and practices of next-generation transportation and its role in advancing liveable and sustainable cities of the future.

Simon Fraser University

Urban Design - Visual Communication
September 15, 2017 - 9:00am - September 16, 2017 - 5:30pm
SFU Vancouver
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
7

Drawing and visual communication skills are essential in urban design. In this hands-on course, you’ll learn and practice graphic techniques that will enhance your ability to communicate ideas visually.

Simon Fraser University

Urban Design – Theory and Practice
September 13, 2017 - 9:00am - September 14, 2017 - 5:30pm
SFU Vancouver
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
7

Our buildings and spaces need to fit our urban, social, and economic environments. This intensive urban design course draws from many disciplines—architecture, ecology, economics, engineering, real estate development, landscape architecture, planning, and sociology—to find that fit.

Passive House Canada Courses 2017

(Please See Below)
August 1, 2017 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
Various
Various
Various
Canada

 Event name: Passive House Design & Construction (120A) for Architects - Vancouver Dates: August 23-25, 8am-5pm each day 

Tri-City Greendrinks

What the Health! Healthy buildings...happy people?
July 20, 2017 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Gallery Bistro
2411 Clarke St
Port Moody
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

We have a reasonable understanding of how our built environment affects the natural world around us but how does it affect us? What effects do design, materials, maintenance and operations, to name a few, have on us?!

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