Gordon Price on how Vancouver became a Livable City

Gordon Price on how Vancouver became a Livable City

A This City Life reader from Los Angeles recently contacted me to ask about Gordon Price, specifically wanting to know who he was and his role in Vancouver. This presentation that Gordon gave at Creative Mornings in 2013 instantly came to mind. It perfectly sums up why he is an important voice in the city - he played a role in shaping Metro Vancouver as a livable region and he is an impassioned, though-provoking speaker on the subject. The presentation is worth watching to hear him explain how Vancouver became the livable region that it is today. Some comments from the presentation include: “Limitations and constraints provoke and inspire creativity in urban space” “Catastrophe is often creativity’s moment. You can do things that were previously unheard of, undoable or unwanted.” “Biggest issue in our future? The elimination of the Agricultural Land Reserve by the Prov of ...

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