Andy Yan, heroic city planner, doesn’t want Vancouver to become a “zombie city” (like New York)

By Douglas Todd

When Andy Yan talks about the housing crisis in Vancouver, he uses value-laden words such as “citizenship,” “courage” and “sacrifice” as he describes how to make sure this place doesn’t become a “zombie” city in which people are indifferent to each other.

The Vancouver-raised urban planner has become the go-to man on the hot subjects of housing unaffordability, empty condos and the “problems and opportunities of money flowing all around the world,” which is making this West Coast city unique.

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