Urban Lab

Publications

Book Chapter: Open Space Typology as Framework for the Public Realm

Sandalack, Beverly A. and Francisco Alaniz Uribe (2010) 'Open Space Typology as Framework for the Public Realm' in The Faces of Urbanised Space, Robert Barelkowski (Ed.) Exemplum, Architectural Volumes, published in english and polish

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Film: Radiant City

In this feature length film Gary Burns, Canada's king of surreal comedy, joins journalist Jim Brown on an outing to the suburbs. Venturing into territory both familiar and foreign, they turn the documentary genre inside out, crafting a vivid account of life in The Late Suburban Age.

Dr. Beverly Sandalack appears in the film commenting on the physical aspect of suburbia. You can watch the full movie in the following link:

http://www.nfb.ca/film/radiant_city

Books

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Homeless Shelter Design: considerations for shaping shelters and the public realm

"A compelling and thoughtful case study exploration into the relationship between homeless shelters and the built environment. Graham, Walsh and Sandalack present clear and innovative ideas about how form, structure, and spatial design can influence the ways in which social service organizations provide meaningful and caring services to those who are socially, economically, and politically excluded from mainstream culture"

Dr. Jeff Karabanow, Professor, Maritime School of Social Work, Dalhousie University, Canada

John R. Graham, Christine A. Walsh, Beverly A. Sandalack Detselig Enterprises Ltd.

2008

ISBN 155-0593579

CAN$ 29.95

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The Calgary Project: Urban Form / Urban Life

National Honor Award - Canadian Society of Landscape Architects  

This comprehensive study of Calgary urban form and process is the result of over five years of research and includes analysis at the scale of the city, neighbourhood and street. It emphasizes the importance of a high quality public realm.  

Beverly A. Sandalack and Andrei Nicolai

University of Calgary Press

2006 

ISBN 1552382176

ISBN 978-1552382172

CAN$ 29.95   

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Sense of Place: a catalogue of essays

National Honor Award - Canadian Society of Landscape Architects

Place Planning Award - Environmental Design Research Association

Calgary Heritage Lion Award (Education) - Calgary Heritage Authority

This publication was developed to discuss issues of place and placelessness, and to complement the exhibition and other events. It includes contributions by 10 authors from various disciplines. 

Ann Davis and Beverly A. Sandalack Editors

The Nickle Arts Museum, 2005

ISBN 0-88953-284-2

ISBN 978-0-88953-284-7

CAN$ 13.38 GST included

+ shipping

To order contact:

The Nickle Arts Museum: nickle@ucalgary.ca 

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Excursions into the Cultural Landscapes of Alberta

National Honor Award - Canadian Society of Landscape Architects

Place Planning Award - Environmental Design Research Association

Calgary Heritage Lion Award (Education) - Calgary Heritage Authority 

Several excursions into the cultural landscapes of Alberta were developed. This publication is a companion to the excursions, and as part of the Sense of Place project, is one of the few publications dealing with whole cultural landscapes from a critical perspective.

Beverly A. Sandalack and Ann Davis Editors

The Nickle Arts Museum, 2005

ISBN 0-88953-285-0

ISBN 978-0-88953-285-4

CAN$ 21.57 GST included

+ shipping

To order contact:

The Nickle Arts Museum: nickle@ucalgary.ca 

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Making Better Civic Places: Urban Design at the University of Calgary

National Merit Award - Canadian Society of Landscape Architects

Design is the method of inquiry and means of resolution of the urban design program at the Faculty of Environmental Design. This publication documents urban design projects developed by faculty and students over the past 30 years. The strength of the urban design projects profiled in this publication is that they are primarily about Calgary and Alberta. They form a record of the work done in the faculty, and a resource for students. 

Robert Kirby, Andrei Nicolai,  and Beverly A. Sandalack 

Faculty of Environmental Design, 2003

ISBN 0-88953-265-6 

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Urban Structure - Halifax: An Urban Design Approach

National Honour Award and Regional Honour Award - Canadian Society of Landscape Architects

The structure of the city has a significant influence on the quality of its urban life. This document examines the changing face of Halifax, Nova Scotia, illustrates some of the difficulties encountered in its evolution and makes a number of recommendations on how development might be guided in the future. This publication outlines a methodology for urban analysis that combines urban morphology and spatial structure studies. 

Beverly A. Sandalack and Andrei Nicolai

Tuns Press, 1998

ISBN 0-929112-42-3