Real Estate Development from the Inside Out
Sept 14-Oct 19 (Six Wednesday evenings), SFU Vancouver
This course provides insight into the industry for people who deal with real estate developers or want to learn how the development industry is structured, how it functions, who the players are, what motivates them, and how they interact. You’ll benefit from a variety of personal stories from developers with a wealth of experience. Read more.
Fall 2016 Courses
Next-Generation Cities and Transportation
This course provides a foundation in the principles and practices of next-generation transportation and its role in advancing liveable and sustainable cities of the future. Our current transportation system will undergo significant change, responding to climate, energy, technology, and cultural and economic shifts. Next-generation transportation anticipates these changes and advances multi-modal solutions that balance mobility and accessibility for people and goods. Read more.
Theory and Practice
Our buildings and spaces need to fit our urban, social, and economic environments. This intensive urban design course draws from many disciplines—architecture, ecology, economics, engineering, real estate development, landscape architecture, planning, and sociology—to find that fit. Read more.
Drawing and visual communication skills are essential in urban design. In this hands-on course, you’ll learn and practice graphic techniques that will enhance your ability to communicate ideas visually. Read more.
Traditionally, there has been a significant gap between financial analysts and urban designers. This course helps close this gap by introducing the important relationships between economics and urban design. Read more.
Upcoming Info Sessions
Community Land Trusts Lecture and Course
Lecture – Community Land Trusts: The Solution to Our Affordable Housing Crisis?