The Vancouver Achievement

The Vancouver Achievement

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The first comprehensive account of contemporary planning and urban design practice in any Canadian city, this book examines the development of Vancouver's unique approach to zoning, planning, and urban design from its inception in the early 1970s to its maturity in the management of urban change at the beginning of the twenty-first century. By the late 1990s, Vancouver had established a reputation in North America for its planning achievement, especially for its creation of a participative, responsive, and design-led approach to urban regeneration and redevelopment. The Vancouver Achievement explains the evolution and evaluates the outcomes of Vancouver's unique system of discretionary zoning.The major purchasers of these homes tended to be wealthy Hong Kong immigrants. Vancouvera#39;s housing market had experienced a sharp recession in 1982, and a recovery at the end of 1986, but particularly sharp price increases ( up to 60anbsp;...

Title:The Vancouver Achievement
Author: John Punter
Publisher:UBC Press - 2010-10-01

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