2007 – Metro Vancouver Series

UniverCity will host third in ‘2007 Showcasing Green Infrastructure Innovation Series’

“UniverCity will showcase the fruits of our partnership with the City of Burnaby – first, in developing a shared vision of what a ‘sustainable community’ on top of a mountain would look like; and then, in taking that vision from concept to reality,” states Chris Hartman. In 2000, translating high expectations for UniverCity into practical design guidelines meant revisiting accepted drainage engineering practice.

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Green Infrastructure Partnership Announces Greater Vancouver Schedule for ‘2007 Showcasing Innovation Series’

“The purpose of the Showcasing Innovation Series is to celebrate… and build on…the on-the-ground successes that are enhancing the ways communities are being developed and water is being managed. The goal is to promote networking, build regional capacity, and move ‘from awareness to action’ — through sharing of green infrastructure approaches, tools, experiences and lessons learned as an outcome of designing with nature,” stated Paul Ham.

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