Exploring Neighbourhood Energy Futures: Grandview-Woodland and Marpole

Join us for a hands-on workshop exploring community energy, neighbourhood design, and quality of life issues, as part of Marpole and Grandview-Woodland’s neighbourhood planning process.

Saturday May 26th
9:30am -2:30pm
Marpole United Church  – 1296 W. 67th Ave, at Hudson St.

Saturday June 9th
9:30am – 2:30pm
Aboriginal Friendship Centre – 1607 East Hastings, at Commercial

Lunch and bus tickets provided – everyone welcome!

This workshop that has been developed by a team of researchers at the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) at UBC, working with Community Planning at the City of Vancouver. Participants will explore how we can plan for a more resilient energy future at the neighbourhood scale, and design a low-carbon neighbourhood by choosing from a range of strategies including integrated land use and redevelopment, transportation alternatives, technology changes, and behavioural/cultural shifts.

The May 26th workshop is being held in the beautifully renovated, historic Marpole United Church, and the June 9th workshop is being held at the Aboriginal Friendship Centre in Grandview-Woodland. All Vancouver residents are welcome!

Please RSVP to Titania Lam at the City of Vancouver 604-871-6302 or titania.lam@vancouver.ca

http://vancouver.ca/commsvcs/planning/marpoleplan/public/index.htm#energy
http://vancouver.ca/commsvcs/planning/grandviewplan/public/index.htm#energy
http://gcc.sites.olt.ubc.ca/channels/workshops/

Hashtag: #VanEnergyFutures

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