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Vancouverism

UBC Press, On Point Press

This is the remarkable story, told by a key insider, about Vancouver’s dramatic transformation from a typical mid-sized North American city into an inspiring world-class metropolis celebrated for its liveability, sustainability, and vibrancy.

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Architecture and the Canadian Fabric

UBC Press

Architecture and the Canadian Fabric traces how culture and politics have influenced, and been influenced by, Canadian architecture from first contact to the postmodern era.

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A History of Domestic Space

Privacy and the Canadian Home

UBC Press

Peter Ward looks at how spaces in the Canadian home have changed over the last three centuries, and how family and social relationships have shaped – and been shaped by – these changing spaces.

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The Vancouver Achievement

Urban Planning and Design

UBC Press

This first comprehensive account of contemporary planning and urban design practice in any Canadian city examines the development of Vancouver's unique approach to zoning, planning, and urban design from its inception in the early 1970s to the present day.

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Planning the New Suburbia

Flexibility by Design

UBC Press

Everybody sneers at the suburb, but two-thirds of us now live there. Friedman's book shows how we might make the suburb liveable, affordable, adaptable and environmentally sustainable -- make them into real neighbourhoods.

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