Tag Archives: urban design

Awkward as Planned: short-term pain for long-term Olympic Legacy?

Richard Layman linked to a recent post to a PriceWaterhouseCooper report on how Olympic or other mega-event legacy infrastructure can accelerate development by up to 30 years. He comments on how good planning is a big part of leveraging these opportunities into longer-term wins for the communities: Much of the time, events or projects for […]

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 […]