5 Links for Your Reading Pleasure

LSCR Trails StrategyPhoto: Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve, North Vancouver, BC

Enjoy this collection of articles and resources we found particularly interesting this week.

Everybody has to die
Investing in a final resting place as Metro Vancouver’s real estate market heats up

A walk in the park
Parks are the key to good public health and to the environmental health of cities,”

Bowen Island Parks Plan
A community-supported vision for Bowen Island’s parks, trails and beaches

Design, technology and hardscapes
Designing pavers that could help prevent flooding

A video of Fin Garden in Kashan, Iran
Landscape architect Jean-Philippe Teyssie takes us on a tour through the historic Fin Garden (video below).

5 Links for Your Reading Pleasure

Air India Memorial
Photo: Air India Memorial, Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC

Please enjoy this collection of interesting articles and resources we read this week.
Running out of cemetery space
The need for cemetery space in Strathcona County is set to increase dramatically over the coming 25 years, with projections pointing to an additional 14 acres required.

The Future of Urban Design
Residents of a building confined within a dense Copenhagen neighborhood finally get the outdoor space they desire—in an unlikely place.

Landscape Architecture Resource Online
20 landscape architecture websites representing a variety of interests within the field of landscape architecture and design.

The 2018 Winter Olympics
The Alpensia Olympic Park in PyeongChang, South Korea, which is hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics cross-country skiing, biathlon, and ski jump competitions, is the result of clever planning by landscape architects.

2018 RAIC Festival of Architecture
The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s (RAIC) Festival of Architecture is coming to Saint John, New Brunswick, beginning May 30.