THIRD PARTY EVENT

Homeowner Protection Office (HPO)

Building Smart with Mid-Rise Wood Buildings - 2015 Half-Day Workshop
September 28, 2015 - 7:00am - 12:00pm
The Westin Bayshore Hotel
1601 Bayshore Drive
Vancouver
BC

Building Smart with Mid-Rise Wood Buildings

2015 Ismaili Centre Lecture

Doug Saunders - Lecture on "Arrival Cities: How Immigration Succeeds and Fails on the Edge of the City"
September 12, 2015 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Ismaili Centre in Vancouver
4010 Canada Way
Burnaby
BC

His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for Canada presents

The 2015 Ismaili Centre Lecture
Author and columnist Doug Saunders to give Lecture on September 12th, 2015 at the Ismaili Centre in Vancouver

Doug Saunders, author and international-affairs columnist at The Globe and Mail, will deliver the 2015 Ismaili Centre Lecture on Saturday, September 12, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., on the topic of Arrival Cities: How Immigration Succeeds and Fails on the Edge of the City.

World Town Planning Day

World Town Planning Day Online Conferences
November 4, 2015 - 12:00pm - November 6, 2015 - 2:00pm
Online
Online
Online
Online

Celebrate World Town Planning Day 2015 globally and join their online conference!

7th WORLD TOWN PLANNING DAY ONLINE CONFERENCE 4-6 NOVEMBER 2015 - Housing Regeneration: Strengthening Communities

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

City Drinks: An Evening in Shaughnessy
October 2, 2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Disher House
1526 Angus Dr.
Vancouver
BC

Experience an elegant gathering in Shaughnessy while supporting Vancouver Heritage Foundation. Join us for an exclusive evening at Disher House, a remarkable Shaughnessy home recently featured in Homes & Living magazine. Built in 1912 for John Binns Johnson, it is one of the only homes in Vancouver to be attributed to Architect Paul Phipps. The home will serve as a stunning backdrop for an evening of wine, hors d’oeuvres, music and a silent auction of items from local companies. Tickets include a $50 donation charitable tax receipt. All proceeds will support VHF’s educational programming.

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Evening Lectures at Hycroft
September 29, 2015 - 7:30pm - November 10, 2015 - 9:30pm
University Women’s Club at Hycroft
1489 McRae Ave
Vancouver
BC

Tuesday September 29th:
Vancouverism 1954 – 1991 Senior Downtown Planner, City of Vancouver, Michael Gordon, will share stories of the emergence of Vancouver’s uniquely distinctive places and architecture, illustrated with a wonderful collection of period images of Vancouver through these decades.

Tuesday October 27th:

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

In the Footsteps of the Past: Retracing South Asian History in Kitsilano
September 20, 2015 - 11:00am - 1:00pm
Various Locations
Various
Vancouver
BC

Join Naveen Girn, Curator and Community Engagement Specialist and Paneet Singh, Filmmaker and Researcher, for a walking tour in Kitsilano that will retrace the living legacy of the first Sikh Gurdwara in North America, built in 1908. Located at 1866 West 2nd Avenue, this religious, social and political gathering place was situated next to homes owned by the South Asian community and the saw mills where they worked.

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s Laneway House Tour
October 24, 2015 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Various Locations
Various Address
Vancouver
BC

Discover how modern Vancouverites are returning to a heritage idea. Join us on this self-guided tour inside examples new and old of gentle densification on heritage properties. Built since the 1890s, stratified properties, coach and lane homes can all be featured. This tour offers an exceptional chance to explore the options available in different residential zones to densify while maintaining heritage structures.

Find more info here: http://www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org/

Homeowner Protection Office

Building Smart #22 - From the Ground Up: Current Construction Options for New Homes in B.C.
September 14, 2015 - 5:00pm - November 23, 2015 - 9:30pm
Various locations in BC
Event Organizer - 4789 Kingsway
Burnaby
BC

Building Smart #22 – From the Ground Up: Current Construction Options for New Homes in B.C.

Register today for a seminar in your area.

The 2012 BC Building Code has modernized home construction with changes in requirements for almost all of the major building systems.

While past seminars have looked into the details of specific changes, Building Smart #22 will bring together all of the recent Building Code changes required in the construction of homes in British Columbia.

Heritage Vancouver Society

First Shaughnessy and the Proposed Heritage Conservation Area (Sept 13)
September 13, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm
South side of The Crescent (Shaughnessy Park)
Meet at the south side of The Crescent (Shaughnessy Park) opposite The Hollies
Vancouver
BC


Heritage Vancouver will be holding a free walking tour of First Shaughnessy to look at the potential adoption of a Heritage Conservation Area to tackle the spike in demolitions, and the deterioration of architectural integrity, neighbourhood character and landscaping which the neighbourhood is experiencing. 

BC Building Envelope Council

2015 BCBEC Conference & AGM
September 23, 2015 - 7:00am - 5:00pm
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 West Georgia Street
Vancouver
BC

Register Today! Early-bird registration deadline – August 31, 2015

BC Building Envelope Council Conference and AGM
Building Fundamentals: Put Into Practice
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

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