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Urbanarium – Alain Bertaud: Urban Planner and Author
September 20 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PMcad36.55
About the event
Internationally celebrated Urban Planner Alain Bertaud shares his insights into making more affordable and vibrant cities. Alain Bertaud will share his insights into making a great city with special attention to the Vancouver context. Alain is the former chief Urban Planner with the World Bank and author of internationally acclaimed Order Without Design. He began his career workng for le Corbusier designing Chandigarh Capital of Punjab and is described as the Harrison Ford of planning because of the exotic places he has worked. Alain will share his insights into making a great city with special attention to the Vancouver context. Then five local urbanists will provide short commentaries, critiques and questions followed by Alain’s final statements. The ideas of Alain Bertaud could lead Vancouver to be a more affordable, prosperous and vibrant city that evolves organically in response to human needs. Tickets released soon for Presentations 7:30 – 9:00 pm at the Vancouver Playhouse Tickets released soon for Speakers Dinner at the Vancouver Playhouse 6:00 – 7:20 pm Tickets available for Online Viewing 7:30 – 9:00 pm (Donation) Are you a member of the Architectural Institue of BC or the Planning Institute of BC? You could be eligible to receive 1.5 Professional Development Credits for attending the September 20th event. Register at email@example.com There will be 5 online Urban Lunches during the summer leading up to the Alain Bertaud evening on September 20th.Each workshops will be lead by a Vancouver Urbanists who will share their thoughts on Alain Bertaud’s book, Order Without Design How Markets Shape Cities.