Project Waterfront: North Van Design Jam

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Project Waterfront: North Van Design Jam – Launch October 4th, 2012

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The North Van Urban Forum Proudly Presents: Project Waterfront: North Van Design Jam A Community Design Competition. Event launch: Thursday October 4th, 7pm at the Cafe for Contemporary Art Featuring keynote speaker Matt… Continue reading

Event Teaser: October 4th 2012

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NVUF Recommends: Common Ground In A Liquid City

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Common Ground in A Liquid City: Essays in Defense of an Urban Future Matt Hern.  AK Press, 2010. The North Van Urban Forum has been preaching the ‘community is the lens through which… Continue reading

The Promise of Lot 5 – Part 1 (Context)

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I hate to keep beating the same, smug, travellers drum, but please can we take a moment to step back from our political bickerings, use the world as our muse, and think creatively?… Continue reading

Why We Aren’t Happy…and a New Source of Happiness!

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http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/betweenus/why-we-arent-happy The Vancouver Foundation discovered a “high level of loneliness” in a recent survey, entitled Connections and Engagement, which sought to measure people’s feelings of connection to their friends and family and their engagement… Continue reading

Commute Solutions: Guided Rail or Gondolas?

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It seems we’re not alone!  Our neighbours in Victoria are asking some of these same questions…. Gondola viability?

The Gondola Project

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Check out this website: The Gondola Project   This thing is looking more viable all the time for Lonsdale. Are you in?   Watch this space.

From Medellin to North Vancouver: World Inspirations

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On Wednesday night we heard from Graham Macdonald, graduate associate of the University of Toronto’s ‘Cities Centre’, as he presented his Masters thesis to us on ‘Creativity in Vanuatu and Social Urbanism in… Continue reading

Community Conversations: Graham Macdonald

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North Van Urban Forum invites you to attend our weekly meeting, Wednesday July 25, for an informal community conversation with University of Toronto graduate associate Graham Macdonald, to discuss his thesis on creativity… Continue reading