Bio and CV
Michael Gordon M.Sc. M.C.I.P.
Michael Gordon is Senior Central Area Planner for the City of Vancouver primarily focused on planning in the downtown peninsula and the False Creek basin. He has been an Adjunct Professor teaching Housing Policy at the University of British Columbia for 12 years. From 2004 - 2007, Michael represented British Columbia planners on the Governing Council for the Canadian Institute of Planners. Recently, he was also Vice-President of the Planning Institute of British Columbia.
He has written extensively on urban design and planning, demographics and housing. Currently, he is working on an article the emergence of smaller ‘urban supermarkets’ in high density neighbourhoods in Vancouver and is shooting a documentary on the history of live music venues in Vancouver with Mark Pickersgill. He has been invited to speak and advise on urban issues in Berlin, New York, Seattle, Philadelphia, Portland, Memphis, Fort Worth, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Halifax, Los Angeles and other cities. He has also received a number of awards for achievements in planning and his volunteer contributions to city planning and community-based planning.
|PLAN 583||(3)||Housing and Community Planning Policy||2019 Summer|