Monday, June 4, 2012

SFU City Conversation: City of Glass Forever?

From Gordon Price's Pricetags blog...

I am flattered to be invited to participate in this...I'm sure there will be lots of room if you're downtown Thursday around noon...

First Thursday City Conversation: City of Glass Forever?

May 31, 2012
1 Vote

New building types for Vancouver
Thursday, June 7
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm
Place: Room 1600, Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St.
Cost: Free
Vancouver’s picture-postcard look is of slender, glassy residential towers framed by water and mountains. Is that 25 year-old style now overdone? Does the city require different architectural types? The mid-rise character of Olympic Village is a first response to those concerns. But what else should Vancouver’s new buildings look like, and where should they be built?  Share your ideas in a City Conversation about Vancouver’s next look and feel with architect-developer Michael Geller; Bruce Haden, a principal of the prominent firm DIALOG; and UBC professor Patrick Condon.

From Canadian Mosaic.

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