Prologue The Beginnings | Frances Bula Part 1: What Is Vancouverism? 1 Setting the Stage 2 A Unique Context for Urban Innovation 3 Counter-Intuitive Perspectives for Shaping a City Part 2: The Key Urban Principles of Vancouverism 4 Neighbourhoods 5 Transportation Choices 6 Diversity 7 Urban Design 8 Environmental Responsibility 9 Public and Private Collaboration Part 3: The Future of Vancouverism 10 New Iterations and Lessons Learned Epilogue A Special Urban Experience Notes; Index
Larry Beasley is the Distinguished Practice Professor of Planning at the University of British Columbia and the founding principal of Beasley and Associates, an international planning and urban design consultancy. He sits on many boards, including TransLink, British Columbia's integrated transportation agency; and the National Capital Commission in Ottawa. He is a registered professional planner in Canada and the retired co-chief planner for the City of Vancouver. He is also a member of the Order of Canada. Frances Bula is an award-winning journalist who has written about Vancouver city politics and urban issues for a quarter century, covering the "City Hall Beat" on everything from development to drug policy. Her work appears predominantly in the Globe and Mail, as well as in Vancouver magazine and BCBusiness.