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Charrettes + Workshops 

Community TOD Charrette on Affordable Housing,

False Creek South, Vancouver 

 Project Type 

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada , MetroVan's

Built City Speaker Series 

Role

Thought Leader, Charrette Planner/Facilitator

Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader/Charrette Planner-RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speakers Series
Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader/Charrette Planner-RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speakers Series

"Nuts n Bolts of Affordable Housing-Finance, Form + Tenure- A TOD Mini-Charrette"

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Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader/Charrette Planner-RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speakers Series
Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader/Charrette Planner-RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speakers Series

"Nuts n Bolts of Affordable Housing-Finance, Form + Tenure- A TOD Mini-Charrette"

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Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader/Charrette Planner-RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speakers Series
Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader/Charrette Planner-RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speakers Series

"Nuts n Bolts of Affordable Housing-Finance, Form + Tenure- A TOD Mini-Charrette"

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Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader/Charrette Planner-RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speakers Series
Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader/Charrette Planner-RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speakers Series

"Nuts n Bolts of Affordable Housing-Finance, Form + Tenure- A TOD Mini-Charrette"

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Role

Thought Leader, Charrette Planner/Facilitator

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series       

Keynote Speaker: Bowen Ma,​ Parliamentary Secretary for Translink, Municipal Affairs + Housing

"The Nuts n Bolts  of Affordable Housing-Finance , Form + Tenure -A TOD Mini-Charrette" (click)

                                                     

Process included:

-Invitation by a member of a community task group for the City of Vancouver's  False Creek South Planning Project

-Demonstration charrette for unused land, bounded by Alder Crossing, Lamey's Mill Road, Laurel and 6th Avenue, by the rail tracks.

-Each table had a a non-profit housing proforma cruncher, using a stripped down proforma, and an urban designer to integrate the ideas + designs into the overall neighbouhood so as to be indistinguishable 

-Saturday afternoon event

-6-7 full tables of community members 

-Pin up presentations by community members with concept massing, floors, heights and density, entries, mixed uses and urban design moves for "sense of place"

-Click on title above for comments from participants 

Community/Professional Forum for Dialogue + Capacity Building on Curbside Management  

 Project Type 

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada , MetroVan's

Built City Speaker Series 

Role

Thought Leader

Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series
Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series

"The Best High Street Design-Future Proofing for Vibrancy + Technology"

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Gloria Venczel,MRAIC,Thought Leader, RAIC + CNV Built City Speaker Series
Gloria Venczel,MRAIC,Thought Leader, RAIC + CNV Built City Speaker Series

"Best High Street Design- Future Proofing for Vibrancy + Technology"

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Gloria Venczel,MRAIC,Thought Leader, RAIC + CNV Built City Speaker Series
Gloria Venczel,MRAIC,Thought Leader, RAIC + CNV Built City Speaker Series

"Best High Street Design- Future Proofing for Vibrancy + Technology"

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Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series
Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series

"The Best High Street Design-Future Proofing for Vibrancy + Technology"

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 Role

Thought Leader

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, MetroVan's +

City of North Vancouver's  

Built City Speaker Series       

 "The Best High Street Design-Future Proofing for Vibrancy + Technology"

                                               

Walkable, affordable and vibrant city building hard questions asked:

1. Urban ingredients for vibrant streetscapes?

2. Why are small businesses closing? Solutions?

3. What does small business + public spaces + climate change have to do with social resiliency?

4. How do we integrate micromobility, autonomous vehicles into vibrant high streets with outdoor      public living rooms? Curbside management? 

5. Who owns & stores personal data from sensor infrastructure, aka, smart cities, collected  from publicly owned streets? Rule of Law?

Workshops With Experts on  Affordable  Housing 

 Project Type 

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada , MetroVan's

Built City Speaker Series 

Role

Thought Leader

Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series
Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series

"A Deeper Dive into Family Affordable Housing-A Workshop with Experts"

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Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series
Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series

"A Deeper Dive into Family Affordable Housing-A Workshop with Experts"

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Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series
Gloria Venczel, MRAIC, Thought Leader, RAIC MetroVan's Built City Speaker Series

"A Deeper Dive into Family Affordable Housing-A Workshop with Experts"

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Role

Thought Leader

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, MetroVan's  Built City Speaker Series

 

Keynote Speaker: Gordon Price, Urbanist, SFU Centre for Dialogue

 

 "A Deeper Dive Into Affordable Housing-A Workshop With Experts"

                                               

Experts included:

-Graham McGarva, FRAIC, Founder, VIA Architecture

-Darren Kitchen, Cooperative Housing Federation of BC

-Robert Brown, Catalyst Community Developments Society

-Colleen Hardwick, PlaceSpeak, GEO Located Online Community Consultation 

-Danny Oleksiuk + Rachel Selinger, Abundant Housing Advocacy 

+ Post-Covid Recovery  +  Economic Equity  Climate Friendly Cities   Walkability + Vibrancy + Social Media vs Place Based Social Connectedness + Affordable Housing +  Equity Public Spaces + Social Resiliency + Micromobility + Curbside Management + Autonomous Vehicles + Data Collection + Privacy Smart Tech + Democracy + Public Capacity Building + Process + Happiness