Public Salon: Alain Bertaud

Author of Order Without Design

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Public Salon: Alain Bertaud - Order Without Design

The first themed Public Salon will be focused around the ideas of internationally acclaimed Urban Planner Alain Bertaud; the challenge of bringing together urban planning with urban economics. Six respected local urbanists will engage with Alain and his ideas in the lead up to Alain’s visit to Vancouver next year.

Alain is the former chief Urban Planner with the World Bank and author of internationally acclaimed “Order Without Design”. He began his career working for le Corbusier designing Chandigarh Capital of Punjab. Alain Bertaud will share his insights into making a great city with special attention to the Vancouver context.

You will see the data visualization of Jens von Bergmann, Indigenous insights from Squamish Nations Leader Chris Lewis, insights from UBC SCARP Planning Professor Julia Harten, economics from SFU’s Andrey Pavlov, Wendy Water’s Real Estate perspective and thoughts from City Planner Michael Mortensen.

Optional dinner with speakers available. 

Date Sep 20
Start time 7:30pm

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