A Tyee series authored by UBC professor of Landscape Architecture Patrick Condon drawing from the book A Convenience Truth: A 2050 Plan for a Sustainable Vancouver. The research and future-focused design was done by 17 students in the UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and the UBC School of Community and Regional Planning. The entire team includes instructors Patrick Condon, Scot Hein and James Tuer, and students Niall MacRae, Peqi Wang, Rebecca Coulter, Jingling Sun, Patrick Chan, James Goodwyn, Lisa Lang, Margaret Soulstein, Jia Cheng, Cindy Hung, Neda Roohina, Paula Livingstone, Mary Wong, Nicci Theroux, Sara Orchard, Tate White and Sam Mohamad-Khany.
In This Series
Making Vancouver Work for Everyone
How 17 landscape architecture and planning students at UBC envision a sustainable city by 2050. First in a series.
Vancouver in 2050: Transit City
Team of UBC landscape architecture and planning students envision getting around easily, sustainably. Second in a series.
A City that Runs on Itself
Cut greenhouse gas emissions dramatically? UBC students envision building this into Vancouver's future.
Vancouver's Demographic Time Bomb
UBC landscape architecture and planning students ponder how to keep the kids, house the old, and share the equity pie.
Rules for Protecting our Common Place
What makes residents feel attached to Vancouver? UBC students find 'arterials' key to city's heart.
The Convenience City Ultimatum
UBC students map their final four big ideas for a sustainable Vancouver by 2050. A series conclusion.