City Needs High-quality Density That’s Affordable

By Don Cayo, Vancouver Sun
June 11, 2012

Think globally and act locally? Nonsense, sniffs Edward Glaeser, a Harvard University economics professor, a prolific author and a globally recognized authority on urban issues. Glaeser has made his name, and he makes his living, documenting evidence that pokes holes in many of the myths about what it takes to live lightly on the planet. More … http://www.vancouversun.com/business/City+needs+high+quality+density+that+affordable/6743457/story.html.

AIBC Council Survey Update

Distribution has now begun for an online survey meant to gather commentary, input and ideas from the AIBC membership to guide AIBC Council in its strategic planning. AIBC members, intern architects, architectural technologists, intern architectural technologists, building designers and residential designers will receive e-mail invitations to take part in this survey commissioned by AIBC Council and being carried out by Corporate Research Associates. This survey is an important opportunity to influence the future of the profession and the direction of the institute. Your participation is encouraged, and all survey participants will be entered in a draw for an iPad.