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LifeBetweenUmbrellas_website Life Between Umbrellas – design ideas competition website

The Life Between Umbrellas competition website is now live, so be sure to head to LifeBetweenUmbrellas.ca to learn more about our exciting design ideas and activation competition. The website contains information on the three competition streams (and the submission requirements and... Continue reading »

March 1, 2019   |   0 comments
Umbrella_Image Featured Activity: Life Between Umbrellas Launch Event

Join us tonight for the launch of Life Between Umbrellas – a design ideas competition that is looking for new and creative ways to improve public space and public life during Vancouver’s wet weather months. If you have an idea... Continue reading »

February 27, 2019   |   0 comments
Square Success! Council votes to fund permanent plaza at 800-Robson

Fantastic news! Earlier this afternoon, by a vote of 8-3, City Council approved funding for the 800-block Robson Square plaza. Vancouver’s preeminent public square is getting a permanent make-over, with the approved investment enabling the transformation of a draft design into a... Continue reading »

February 13, 2019   |   0 comments
Square Make the expansion of Robson Square a reality – help needed!

UPDATE (Jan 30): City Council has deferred consideration of this item until Wednesday, February 13, 2019. But don’t wait until then to show your support for Robson Square. Please read on and lend your voice to the discussion! There are a number of... Continue reading »

January 29, 2019   |   0 comments
granville-bridge-greenway - 2019 update Granville Bridge Greenway – supporting enhanced public engagement

UPDATE (January 31): Good news! City Council voted to proceed with an engagement process that looked at the centre boulavard and “options for a safe and accessible path for all ages and abilities on the west or east side of the... Continue reading »

January 29, 2019   |   0 comments