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.
Urban Planning and Design
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.
Flexibility by Design
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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