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Vancouver Celebrates Design Leadership at Second Annual Leaders Breakfast

Published by Julia Salerno, February 27, 2012.

    p1030612.jpgIDC and IIDA (International Interior Design Association) have presented Larry Beasley, former Director of Planning for the City of Vancouver, Distinguished Professor of Planning at the University of British Columbia and founding principal of the international planning consultancy Beasley and Associates with the prestigious 2012 IDC/IIDA Leadership Award of Excellence. The award, which recognizes his outstanding contributions to the urban landscape and design esthetic of Vancouver, was presented at the second annual IDC/IIDA Vancouver Leaders Breakfast on February 9 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Also, celebrating the recent unveiling of Pixar Studios’ new Vancouver facility, Pixar Art Director Jay Shuster delivered the keynote address.

"Mr. Beasley’s impact on the Vancouver urban landscape is immeasurable,” explains Alyssa Myshok, President of the Interior Design Institute of British Columbia (IDIBC) and member of the Committee who selected Beasley as recipient of this award. “Throughout his career, Mr. Beasley has championed a socially responsible approach to zoning, planning and design while fostering in Vancouver a vibrant urban community known the world over as one of the most livable in the world.” + Read the full release and View images from the 2012 IDC/IIDA Vancouver Leaders Breakfast.

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