Study tour underway

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We’re getting reports from the Beacon study tour of medium density in Vancouver, Portland and Seattle. 

Currently the group is in Vancouver and tour leader Denise Bijoux says “We have walked Vancouver! Anna’s fitbit says it has been over 30kms so far - from Chinatown and Gas Town to the West End, Yaletown, False Creek, the Cambie corr…idor and Mt Pleasant. The group are talking about the potential in Aotearoa of podium, tower and terrace combinations; co-op housing; strategies for high quality social housing; secondary suites; the mix of heritage and towers; residential developments on shopping malls; green roofs; cycle lanes; transit; craftsmanship, scale and ridgelines. New ideas for partnerships are forming too and the beer is fantastic!“

Some lovely photos are coming through - see Beacon’s Facebook page for more

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