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Second Year: Thoughts on Spring 2011

It’s the end of the third week of the semester. I can safely say that my course schedule has shaped up to be an intensive and challenging one: PLAN 548: Transportation Planning Analysis with Jinhua Zhao (class cross-listed with Civil Engineering) PLAN 596: Seminar on Ecological Economics with Bill Rees PLAN 550E: Building North America’s […]

Onto the second year

The first week of my second year in the master’s program has started. I am really excited about the courses I am taking this fall and the spring, some minor tweaks and additions notwithstanding. It’s a course-heavy, professionally oriented program I’m in here, but as always I’m looking forward to having my ideas about planning […]

Re-imagining Britannia Community Centre and surrounding neighbourhood

Live on The Drive? Hung out there? Ever walk its streets and think, “This place is perfect! NEVER CHANGE!” Or, conversely, “Gawds, this place is awful, won’t someone please do something about it?” (Doubtful, but just covering the bases…) This range of reactions is exactly what me and my class have been going through, every […]

Hong Kong Heritage, and Upcoming Lecture on “The Urbanism of Ambition”

I’ve got a little bit of Hong Kong and China on the brain right now: I discovered skimming feeds in my reader today that Metro Babel posted a four-part series reviewing a previous SFU City lecture on heritage building preservation in that-other-city-in-my-heart, Hong Kong. (Part 1, 2, 3, 4 and a round-up of conservation practices […]