Build Vancouver Urbanism

Skinny towers on broad bases make great streets and skylines
  • Jeff Speck


THE LARGE CITY WITH THE HIGHEST quality of life on this continent is undisputedly Vancouver. In the 2017 Mercer Quality of Life Ranking, it finished fifth in the world, and ten spots ahead of its closest North American competitor, Toronto. How it achieved this status is a valuable lesson in all the things, large and small, planning can do to make better places.

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