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Heritage Vancouver Society

Shaping Vancouver 2017: Undefined Heritage - Diversity, Inclusivity and Understanding
May 11, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre
149 West Hastings Street
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

Shaping Vancouver 2017:ReShaping Conversations on Heritage

Conversation #2: Undefined Heritage: Diversity - Inclusivity and Understanding

Thursday, May 11, 2016; 7pm to 9pm

Admission is FREE; donations are much appreciated as we are volunteer based.

Passive House Canada

Passive House Design and Construction Course Part B
July 27, 2017 - 9:00am - July 29, 2017 - 5:00pm
Venue TBA
Address TBA
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
19.5

The Passive House Design and Construction Course series is aimed at all current and aspiring building industry professionals who are motivated to learn how to build to the world’s most advanced and energy efficient construction standard. Part B is meant to enable you to take on your first Passive House project. This segment of the course offers a step by step guide to using Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) to design to the Passive House standard. Part A or equivalent is a prerequisite. 

Passive House Canada

Introduction to Passive House Design and Construction
July 7, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
Venue TBA
Address TBA
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
6.5

This one day foundation 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.

Renewable Cities' Global Learning Forum 2017

Global Learning Forum 2017
May 17, 2017 - 4:00pm - May 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
Four Seasons Hotel
791 W Georgia St
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
9

Register for Global Learning Forum 2017 and join leaders and representatives from municipalities, the private sector, energy providers, the research community, First Nations, and more.

From electricity, heating/cooling, and transportation: From planning to policy, from finance to technology, learn about cross-cutting solutions towards 100% renewable energy in cities.

A unique experience: Engage in 32 small group workshops, five inspiring plenary sessions, and four site visits to discuss urban energy solutions with participants from 70 different cities.

Simon Fraser University

Free webcast: Love as the prime force in the economies of cities, by Larry Beasley
April 3, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
ONLINE
ONLINE
ONLINE
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
2

http://www.sfu.ca/urban/events/eventitems/beasley-love-as-prime-force-in-economies-of-cities.htmlTitle: Love as the Prime Force in the Economy of Cities – Equities of the Heart for Urban CompetitionWhen: April 3, 7 p.m.Where: SFU Vancouver, 515 West Hastings St. (Harbour Centre). Room 1420

South Coast Conservation Program

Webinar: Species at Risk - Critical Habitat Tools
April 5, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:30pm
Webinar
Online
BC
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Join the South Coast Conservation Program as we continue to

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn Lectures
April 5, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Vancouver Public Library Central Library
350 W Georgia Street
Vancouver
BC
CPD Learning Units: 
1.5

Reviving Tamura House: Restoring Sheet Metal Pediments - April 5One of the last in the series of City of Vancouver and BC Housing SRO rehabilitation’s, Tamura House is a storied part of the Japanese community on Powell Street and now boasts fully restored spectacular metal pediments. Come hear about how sheet metal work is created and about heritage elements of Tamura House that have been brought back to life.  Heritage and Real Estate: Vancouver’s Challenging Heritage Environment - April 26

UBCx

Ecodesign for Cities and Suburbs - Free Online Course
April 4, 2017 - 9:00am - 11:59pm
Online edX Course
UBC
Online
BC

Instructors:
Larry Beasley, former planning director of Vancouver and Distinguished Professor of Practice at UBC
Jonathan Barnett, noted authority on urban design from the University of Pennsylvania.

The whole mechanism of city planning and urban development, world-wide, is producing a form of urbanization which is not compatible with our environment. Almost everything that is being built is making the problem worse, and climate change and rapid population growth are turning a badly flawed system into something that could literally end in disaster.

Vancouver Heritage Foundation

Vancouver Special House Tour
April 22, 2017 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Various
Various
Vancouver
British Columbia
CPD Learning Units: 
4

Back for its 9th year, the Vancouver Special House Tour offers a chance to get inside five examples of the now iconic housing style unique to Vancouver. This tour serves as a showcase for how these older homes can be transformed for modern living including some innovative solutions for housing several generations of the same family. Among the homes on tour this year are a 1975 Special updated by one of the pioneers of Special revitalization, Architect Stephanie Robb.

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) & Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

Understand Risk: UR+ Vancouver 2017
March 29, 2017 - 4:00pm - March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
Science World & SFU Morris J. Wosk Centre for dialogue
1455 Quebec Street / 580 W. Hastings Street
Vancouver
BC

An exploration of actionable strategies to reduce earthquake and flood risks in the Georgia Basin.

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