Transportation & Urban Development

July 24, 2012
Presenter/ Gordon Price

Transportation & Urban Development: Review

Written by Christine Carino

Throughout the course of my time spent in Vancouver, I had acquired an enormous amount of knowledge about urban environments, and the many technical aspects we as a society generally overlook. One moment that was particularly moving to me was this afternoon’s walk with Gordon Price; former politician and current director for Simon Fraser University’s City Program, he brought forth an incredible amount of insight, wisdom, and inspiration. Our meeting point was inside the Concord Pacific development site located along Pacific Boulevard. Catherine formally introduced us to Gordon inside of the site lobby. I was in complete awe as we made our way past the lobby towards the elaborate model of downtown Vancouver. Overall, the openness of the space as well as the general orientation of informative visuals was aesthetically pleasing.

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