The 'Cult of Vancouver' Spreads To San Francisco City-Builders

Are high-density, socially-mixed communities of tall, skinny towers on townhouse bases always the way to go?
February 25, 2004, 7am PST | Zvi Leve
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Vancouver-style high-rise downtown residential districts are being touted world-wide as a "bold new idea" for sustainable development. When "a few blocks of Vancouver’s Downtown South, [are] tractor-beamed to a perch in the shadow of the Transamerica Pyramid," the results sometimes get lost in translation.

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Published on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 in ArchNewsNow.com
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