Upcoming lectures for the urban-minded:

New Thinking for Everyday Urbanism
June 15, 7 pm
Venue: SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Admission is free; as seating is limited, reservations are required.
Reserve at www.sfu.ca/reserve

There seems to be little focus on the vast areas of ‘everyday urbanism’ where the majority live. This talk will examine new thinking and techniques which deliver aspirational outcomes with modest means. Special attention is given to suburban areas and small settlements.

Director of Urbanism plus, Kobus Mentz is one of the leading sustainability based urban designers in Australia and New Zealand. He has contributed to change in urban development practices in the region, setting the agenda through his delivery of demonstration projects, publications, professional training, regeneration strategies and his countries first spatially-based sub regional plans.

Details: www.sfu.ca/city/fpl8popup.htm

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Light as it Shapes the Architectural Environment

June 23, 7 pm, SFU Harbour Centre
Attend this educational presentation to better understand how digital media has evolved and how it is transforming architectural space using light and moving images.

Details/Ticket Info: Cash or cheque at door ($15 for non-members or $10 for RAIC / IES members or online at  http://members.raic.org/courses.php 

Yes, we know the event below conflicts with the one above.  You get to choose.

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Pecha Kucha Special Edition Theme: Walk the Talk – Green Your City

As a kick off to the Greenest City 2020 public consultation, the City of Vancouver is partnering with UBC and the highly successful and dynamic Pecha Kucha series for an evening of thought-provoking, six-minute presentations guaranteed to stimulate thought, discussion and action:

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 7 pm
Doors open at 6 pm  Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Tickets $10. Purchase online: www.pechakuchanightvancouver.eventbrite.com



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