Making Spaces Work … Overtime

Thursday, April 10
2:45 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Vancouver Convention Centre West, Room 114/115

Concurrent Session

Public spaces are a key component of the tool kit for creating healthy places and done right create long-term value in the related real estate. Practitioners of programming, designing, building and activating public spaces will showcase a series of images and descriptions of great public spaces and present in detail several case studies.

Their discussion will focus on how they have designed and activated spaces of varying scale to create value for multiple users.



  • Edward T. McMahon, senior resident fellow, Charles E. Fraser chair for sustainable development, Urban Land Institute

Discussion Leaders