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A concept for rethinking rail traffic organization from the Industrial Age. Imagine extending False Creek into the old rail yards area to the e… Read More
A concept for rethinking rail traffic organization from the Industrial Age. Imagine extending False Creek into the old rail yards area to the east - a mini-network of walkable canal-side residences, parks, and shops? Imagine Waterfront Station connected to the harbour with new residences, amenities and a public amphitheater for city centre events - a symphony on the water? Industrial Age legacy infrastructure hampers city change. Should cities re-think the layout of the old way to spark creation of solutions to wicked problems? Read Less
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Time for a Change?
 
A concept for rethinking rail traffic organization from the Industrial Age
Re-scaling these legacy sites for the modern age
Cover image by Casey Yee via Creative Commons: https://www.flickr.com/people/33199378@N06
Concept: Re-designing the Railyards
 
Companies struggle with legacy systems - and cities do as well.
 
Could re-visioning the underlying architecture of the city -- its roadways and rail systems -- transform the overlying industry and culture?