TITLE

Keep Your Footprint Out of My Backyard

AUTHOR(S)
Groc, Isabelle
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Planning;Jan2007, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Vancouver, British Columbia and its EcoDensity initiative. Vancouver has a downtown population of 85,000, and most of the residents live in slender, green glass towers surrounded by snow-capped mountains and ocean views. The city's community centers, restaurants and parks are accessible to the communities. It is claimed that Vancouver has been praised as one of the most lovable cities in the world. The city Mayor Sam Sullivan has launched the EcoDensity initiave that promotes high-quality densification as a way to reduce the city's ecological footprint. The Mayor's goal of the EcoDensity initiative is to increase density all over the city. INSET: EcoDensity--an Elite religion?.
ACCESSION #
24042468

 

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