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Advocacy in architecture : a case study of the Urban Design Center, Vancouver, B.C. 1970-1976

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dc.contributor.author Tamaki, Marlene Gail
dc.date.accessioned 2010-11-25T20:53:14Z
dc.date.available 2010-11-25T20:53:14Z
dc.date.copyright 1991 en
dc.date.issued 2010-11-25T20:53:14Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/30147
dc.description.abstract The shift toward participatory, advocacy and social architecture and planning that occurred in the 1960's and 70's in North America was illustrated with the work of the Community Design Centers. These Community Design Centers provided architectural, planning and technical services to low income groups with an emphasis on user participation. The Community Desgin Center provided a model by which the professional, the student and the community could work together as a team on current issues within the community. This study examines the basic notions of the Community Design Centers in order to determine the principles at work in the model. The Urban Design Center of Vancouver, 1970-76 is used as a specific case study. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher University of British Columbia en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UBC Retrospective Theses Digitization Project [http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/retro_theses/] en
dc.subject Architecture : British Columbia en
dc.title Advocacy in architecture : a case study of the Urban Design Center, Vancouver, B.C. 1970-1976 en
dc.type Electronic Thesis or Dissertation en
dc.degree.name Master of Architecture - MArch en
dc.degree.discipline Architecture en
dc.degree.grantor University of British Columbia en
dc.degree.campus UBCV en
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en


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