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Canadian Passive House Institute West

Introduction to Passive House Design and Construction
September 17, 2015 - 8:30am - 4:45pm
Parksville Community Conference Centre
132 Jensen Ave E
Parksville
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
7.25

This one day course will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the elements of the Passive House Design, which leads to cost effective, low energy buildings with increased occupant comfort and reduced mechanical systems.

What you’ll learn:

- Passive house design fundamentals
- Super insulated envelopes
- Methods for achieving extreme air tightness
- Passive house quality windows
- Leading ventilation design principles
- Passive house economics and costs, including what to consider when conducting an economic comparison

University of British Columbia

"Creating Strategic Plans" Online Professional Development Course
September 28, 2015 - 8:00am - November 29, 2015 - 6:00pm
Online
Online
Online
Online

This online course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to develop, implement, and evaluate a range of strategic plans that support a community’s cultural development.  All successful cultural development initiatives - including public art, facilities development, community grants, etc. should be informed by a strategic planning process that is inclusive, collaborative, and comprehensive.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Heritage Vancouver's Fourth Annual Garden Tour
June 27, 2015 - 10:00am - June 28, 2015 - 4:00pm
Various Vancouver Locations
Various Vancouver Locations
Vancouver
BC

Heritage Vancouver's Fourth Annual Garden Tour

Saturday and Sunday, June 27 and 28, 10-4, both days.

Tickets $35.  Good for both days.  http://www.heritagevancouver.org/garden-tour-2015.html

Get inspired by 16 unique private Vancouver gardens. From tiny townhouse courtyards to large estates, there are enchanting gardens and outdoors spaces to tantalize all tastes. A spectacular seaside sanctuary and two stunning riverfront retreats, as well as cottage style and modern gardens are featured.

Community Energy Association, QUEST, & Sustainable Prosperity

Community Energy Planning: Getting to Implementation in small and mid-sized communities in BC
June 19, 2015 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
Summit Room, Coast Inn of the North
770 Brunswick Street
Prince George
BC

Over 110 communities in BC have Community Energy Plans, and yet many communities have difficulty moving those plans into action. Issues of capacity and competing priorities can prove challenging, particularly for small and mid-sized communities. Fortunately there are ways communities can overcome these challenges, and support is available for BC communities to help them proceed.

BC Ministry of Environment and BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Environmental Protection and the Built Environment - Develop with Care 2014 - AFTERNOON SESSION
June 24, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm
On-line Webinar
(On-line)
(On-line)
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Webinar Announcement
Environmental Protection and the Built Environment - Develop with Care 2014
June 24th, 2015
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Presenters:
Helene Roberge, Unit Head, Clean Communities, Ministry of Environment
Margaret Henigman, Ecosystem Biologist, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

This webinar is for:
Local governments, developers, landscape architects, planning and engineering consultants, non-government organizations and anyone involved in land use.

BC Ministry of Environment and BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Environmental Protection and the Built Environment - Develop with Care 2014 - MORNING SESSION
June 24, 2015 - 9:00am - 10:30am
On-line Webinar
(On-line)
(On-line)
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Webinar Announcement
Environmental Protection and the Built Environment - Develop with Care 2014
June 24th, 2015
9:00 am – 10:30 am

Presenters:
Helene Roberge, Unit Head, Clean Communities, Ministry of Environment
Margaret Henigman, Ecosystem Biologist, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

This webinar is for:
Local governments, developers, landscape architects, planning and engineering consultants, non-government organizations and anyone involved in land use.

Heritage Vancouver Society

Our Main Streets
June 12, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts (SFU Woodwards)
149 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC

Our main streets are at the heart of our communities, and have often played a key role in the history and evolution of Vancouver’s neighborhoods.  Main streets can be seen as cultural landscapes, which evolve and change over time.

The panel discussion for this event will address questions such as:

- What features contribute to the character of main streets?
- How can this character be maintained, while allowing our main streets to evolve?
- How can we ensure our main streets are attractive spaces for shops, businesses and customers?

Simon Fraser University

Urban Design – Public Realm
November 20, 2015 - 9:00am - November 21, 2015 - 5:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre Campus
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC

Public space and places, especially street space, are essential elements of the public realm in cities, towns, and villages. They are also the most valued spaces from a neighbourhood perspective. The design of urban, suburban, and rural places for meaningful public use and enjoyment is the focus of this urban design course.

Simon Fraser University

Urban Design – Economic Fundamentals
November 18, 2015 - 9:00am - November 19, 2015 - 5:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre Campus
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC

Traditionally, there has been a significant gap between financial analysts and urban designers. This course helps close this gap by introducing the important relationships between economics and urban design.

On the first day, we’ll introduce the tools and techniques of land economics analysis. On the second day, we’ll focus on applying these tools through a variety of current case studies that are relevant to urban design and planning practice.

Simon Fraser University

Urban Design – Visual Communication
September 25, 2015 - 9:00am - September 26, 2015 - 5:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre Campus
515 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC

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.

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