THIRD PARTY EVENT

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Simon Fraser University

Urban Design - Planning for Transportation and Accessibility
April 17, 2015 - 9:00am - April 18, 2015 - 5:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St
Vancouver
BC

Streets have a vital role in place making. Successful streets balance requirements to move people and goods, connect buildings and public spaces, and create settings for life. How can urban transportation policies and streetscape design help achieve good urban design and more liveable cities and communities?

Simon Fraser University

Urban Design - Ecological Planning and Sustainable Design
March 20, 2015 - 9:00am - March 21, 2015 - 5:30pm
SFU Harbour Centre
515 W. Hastings St
Vancouver
BC

In this course, you’ll learn about integrating ecological planning and sustainability into the urban design process. We’ll examine ecological planning through three themes: process, systems, and change.

You’ll develop your site evaluation skills using techniques that help uncover hidden assets in underlying natural resources. We’ll also explore concepts like net environmental gain and eco-economics using green and brown field case studies.

BCSLA

Call for Papers - BCSLA Annual Conference
February 3, 2015 - 8:00am - February 13, 2015 - 12:00pm
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
4599 Chateau Boulevard
Whistler
BC

The BCSLA Annual Conference, Showcase and AGM will be held in Whistler from April 23 - 25, 2015. This year's theme "Corridors: Connecting BC's Communities" will look at communities outside the larger urban areas with the goal to understand that the diversity of these landscapes requires us to increasingly develop the techniques and tools of our profession.

The BCSLA Annual Conference is an opportunity for design professionals, practitioners, and key stakeholders, from the public and private sector, academia, and the community to come together to share ideas and projects.

Collaborative for Advanced Landscape Planning (CALP), UBC

PUBLIC WORKSHOP – CLIMATE CHANGE ON YOUR BLOCK: Engaging neighbours with climate change using Do-It-Yourself visual media.
February 3, 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Mountain Room, Thompson Rivers University
900 McGill Road
Kamloops
BC

Explore practical ways of visualizing climate change in your own neighbourhood in this hands-on workshop for citizens, practitioners, community leaders and NGOs/action groups on climate change. The purpose is to help foster climate awareness and action by engaging neighbours on the block with simple and fun visual learning tools like Google Earth, Street View, and Photoshop. 

Heritage Vancouver Society

Heritage Week Walking Tour: Granville Street – Then and Now
February 21, 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet at West Georgia and Granville
Southwest corner of Georgia & Granville, near Canada Line Skytrain Entrance, Vancouver City Centre Station
Vancouver
BC

Heritage Week Walking Tour:Granville Street – Then and Now

February 16-22 is Heritage Week! Come learn about the changes to and significance of this all-important founding street of Vancouver!

Saturday, February 21, 2015; 1pm to 3pm

$15; Heritage Vancouver Members $10

Tour begins at West Georgia and Granville (SW corner, near Canada Line Entrance for Vancouver City Centre Station)

Real Estate Institute of BC

REIBC 2015 SYMPOSIUM
March 26, 2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver
BC

Join us for a full day education session with keynote speaker Ryan Berlin, Director of Urban Furtures, and five sessions.

 

Members of the Planning Institute of BC will receive 1 unit per 1 hour.

Members of the Appraisal Institute of Canada-BC will receive 6 CPD credits for their attendance.

North Saanich

North Saanich 50th Birthday Celebration
February 17, 2015 - 2:00pm - July 26, 2015 - 11:59pm
Various locations in North Saanich
Municpal Hall, Sidney Museum, Aviation Museum
North Saanich
BC

The District of North Saanich is celebrating its 50th Birthday!

Officially incorporated August 19, 1965, the District will commemorate this local historical event with a series of community events.

The first three events will be in February, May and July:

1) Heritage Week – Heart of Community at the District of North Saanich Municipal Hall on February 17
2) Then & Now Exhibit at the Sidney Museum in May
3) Jubilee Community BBQ at the Aviation Museum on July 26

For complete event information, please see attached PDF document.

City of Richmond

Lulu Series: Art in the City presents Johanna Hurme
May 14, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Richmond City Hall Council Chambers
6911 No. 3 Road
Richmond
BC

Architecture Against Ambivalence

According to Johanna Hurme, founding partner of Winnipeg’s internationally acclaimed 5468796 architecture, we cannot afford to litter our world with mediocre and disposable architecture. We need to recognize that the difference between the good and the bad is long-term vision, intelligence and care—not the price tag.

City of Richmond

Lulu Series: Art in the City presents Norman Armour
April 23, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Richmond City Hall Council Chambers
6911 No. 3 Road
Richmond
BC

Norman Armour - Mapping a City

For over ten years, Vancouver’s PuSh International Performing Arts Festival has been presenting and animating contemporary works for the stage and public spaces that explore and reflect upon civic history and identity. Innovative, trendsetting, provocative, experiential and thought-provoking are words commonly used to describe a “PuSh show.”

City of Richmond

Lulu Series: Art in the City presents Connie Watts
March 19, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Richmond City Hall Council Chambers
6911 No. 3 Road
Richmond
BC

Redefining Northwest Coast Art in Public Spaces

A strong attachment to nature and quest to live in balance stems from the First Nations’ ways of being and living life. These ways are what guide many First Nations’ artists and are reflected in their artwork which exhibits an intricacy of detail and richness of iconographic language.

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