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life between umbrellas twitter banner extension Life Between Umbrellas – Announcing the Winners Event

Join us as we reveal the jury-selected and people’s choice winners from the Life Between Umbrellas competition. The competition saw a wealth of great ideas for rain-friendly public spaces – and now it’s time to see who will take home an award!... Continue reading »

July 6, 2019   |   0 comments
IMG_7252 Life Between Umbrellas – long weekend voting events – UPDATED

Update: A few revised dates are included in this article. Happy Canada Day long weekend! Here’s hoping you have some great opportunities to celebrate the 152+ years of the country and the thousands of years of cultural history that have... Continue reading »

June 29, 2019   |   0 comments
LBU Voting - English Bay 1 Life Between Umbrellas – People’s Choice Voting Events – UPDATE

UPDATE: The People’s Choice Voting Event on Wednesday, June 26 will take place on the seawall immediately north of Olympic Village Plaza Vote for your favourite rain-friendly public space designs! It’s been a few weeks since our last update on... Continue reading »

June 21, 2019   |   0 comments
life between umbrellas facebook banner extension Good News! Life Between Umbrellas Competition Deadline Extension

We’ve gotten lots of individuals and teams registering in the Life Between Umbrellas design competition – all of them working on some creative ideas for making Vancouver’s public spaces more rain-friendly. This is exciting stuff! More recently, we’ve received some... Continue reading »

April 13, 2019   |   0 comments
Hein April Meet-up: Parks + Open Space with Scot Hein

Our next VPSN monthly meet-up focuses on Parks and Open Spaces. We’re delighted to welcome back UBC Urban Design Professor Scot Hein, who will share work from the first 5 years of UBC’s Masters of Urban Design Program, including the... Continue reading »

April 8, 2019   |   0 comments