As part of Isthmus’ ongoing research and development we have been looking to overseas locales for a range of inspiration and direction. Increasingly we see Vancouver as a benchmark in many areas related to urban design and transportation. Isthmus directors David Irwin and Gavin Lister are currently in Vancouver meeting with built environment professionals. Much of their study trip is focused on exploring urban intensification typologies and strategies that Vancouverites call “gentle density”.
[...] on the shape and form of the future city. (Isthmus directors David Irwin and Gavin Lister went to Vancouver earlier this year for a valuable exchange of urban design thinking between the two [...]
[...] Over the last few years Isthmus has been watching and learning from Vancouver’s approach to urban planning and design. We have been building connections with professionals, designers and developers over there, such as Gordon Price, and exchanging ideas and experience through research trips (see Kiwi Urbanism in Vancouver). [...]