BADM 466: Placemaking in the Economic Health Cluster

How might we develop transformative placemaking initiatives for the upcoming City of North Vancouver Economic Health Cluster?

Term: Spring 2020
Department: Business School
Course: Managing Change (BADM 466)
Instructor: Laurie Prange Martin
Staff contact: Leah Herman (City of North Vancouver)

The City of North Vancouver and partners are developing a vision for an Economic Health Cluster that would support the activities and wellbeing of organizations, residents and visitors. Students developed and proposed transformative placemaking initiatives for two targeted locations in this region, near the RCMP building and the Lions Gate Hospital.

City Strategy and Goal Area:

  • Council Strategic Plan 2018
    • A City for People is welcoming, inclusive, safe, accessible and supports the health and well-being of all.
    • A Prosperous City supports a diverse economy by creating an environment where new and existing businesses can grow and thrive.
  • Official Community Plan 2014
    • Goal 5.3: Provide a variety of public spaces for community engagement and stewardship.
      • 5.3.5 Create public spaces and streets that are pedestrian-friendly, fun, attractive, safe and inclusive for all.