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Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm
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Cities Built For Change - Adaptable Public Realm

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VCPC intern Keltie Craig walks us through some of the opportunities of public spaces that can be adapted for multiple uses.

VCPC intern Keltie Craig walks us through some of the opportunities of public spaces that can be adapted for multiple uses.

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    • 1. Cities Building for Change Research Project for the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) Keltie Craig UBC SCARP Dec.19, 2007 VCPC Public Realm Subcommittee
    • 2. Agenda
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. Drivers of Change
      • - Physical
      • -Social/Cultural
      • 3. Case Studies
      • -Portland
      • -Chicago
      • -Glasgow
      • 4. “Idea Bits”
      • 5. Questions/Comments
    • 3. Introduction
      • Urbanization:
      • 60% of world’s population will live in cities by 2030
      • RESPONSE:
      • Building for Change
      • -Flexible, temporary, moveable architecture
      • -Adaptable public space
      • -Supportive public policies
    • 4. Drivers of Change
      • Physical and Social/Cultural Factors
      • Physical
      • -Climate Change
      • -Peak Oil
      • -Energy Efficiency in Material and Construction
      • -Developable Land Supply Constraints
    • 5. Drivers of Change
      • Physical and Social/Cultural Factors
      • Social/Cultural
      • -Aging Population
      • -Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Cultural Societies
      • -Non-Traditional Family Structures & Living Arrangements
      • -Politics of Development
      • -Advances in Communication Technology
      • -Search for Personal Meaning
    • 6. Case Study: Public Art in Portland
      • Art and Planning –
      • part of larger discussion about the shared values of the city.
      • Outdoor Rooms
      • Shared Visions
      • 3. Support for Artists
      Pod , 2002. P.Beeman Intersection Repair
    • 7. Case Study: Green Permitting in Chicago Green Permit Program provides developers and owners with an incentive to build green by streamlining the permit process timeline for their projects. more green building elements = shorter timeline to get permit Chicago's first green roof, atop City Hall
    • 8. Case Study: Public Realm Planning in Glasgow
      • Glasgow City Centre Millennium Plan Public Realm Programme – Phase 1
      • -Perimeter Gateway Projects
      • Address the Civic Squares
      • Primary Retail Streets
    • 9. Idea Bits
      • Visual dictionary of firecracker ideas
    • 10. Experimental Space: Brooklyn Parking Lot – to – Plaza Pearl Street Triangle Plaza, a similar project Willoughby Pedestrian Plaza, Brooklyn
    • 11. Mobile Community Tea House The T-Horse is a winged vehicle that travels to and transforms neighborhood events throughout the city during the summer months.
    • 12. Design for a changing demographic: children Colourful panels are hung at a child’s eye level to create a more visually stimulating environment Stairways have multi-level railings so small children can learn to climb stairs
    • 13. “ Living Smart”: In-fill houses in Portland, OR Vargas Plan, 1700 square feet
    • 14. Car-Free Streets in France: Paris Plage Pedestrians enjoy the Paris Plage
    • 15. Retractable Bollards: Controlled Access Pedestrian Zones Rising bollards near Darwin College, Cambridge. Removable bollard, Seattle, WA
    • 16. Festival Streets Davis Festival Street, Portland, OR
    • 17. Water and Change: Stormwater Management and Recreation Children's Rain Garden in Arlington VA. Fountains at Hastings Park, Vancouver BC
    • 18. Park(ing) Day, San Francisco
    • 19. Swing Space, New York City
    • 20. Outdoor Market, Paris
    • 21.  
    • 22. Photo: Frank Ducote
    • 23. Photo Frank Ducote
    • 24.  

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