Advocacy, education and outreach in support of Vancouver's public spaces

bute-robson-landing Last Day: Robson + Bute – Temporary Plaza Survey 

Have you been by the temporary plaza that the City recently installed at Bute and Robson? It’s a great addition to the West End neighbourhood – and our own VPSN research on the space a few weeks back detailed just how popular the... Continue reading »

September 18, 2017   |   0 comments
Community + Vision-01 Feature Event: Community + Vision: The Future of Vancouver’s Public Spaces – Wednesday, Sept 20 @ 6:30pm

There’s a great public space event that we’ll be part of this coming week, and we hope that you’ll join in the fun. The Urbanarium Society, in partnership with UBC’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, and the Vancouver Park Board,... Continue reading »

September 17, 2017   |   0 comments
Print Volunteers needed: Places for People Downtown

City staff have let us know that they are still looking for a few volunteers to help with their upcoming study of Downtown public spaces – notably with their Saturday afternoon/evening shift. This is a project near and dear to... Continue reading »

September 12, 2017   |   0 comments
Backyard BBQ poster Laneway Living Rooms: Backyard BBQ

The urban jungle meets the suburban dream This summer the Vancouver Public Space Network, with a grant from VIVA Vancouver is transforming two laneways into fun and friendly spaces using upcycled furniture, flea market finds, and pallets. After having hosted... Continue reading »

August 14, 2017   |   2 comments
Grandma's House! A Fun Saturday at Grandma’s House

We had a great time this past weekend at Grandma’s House. The first of our #LanewayLivingroom installations saw a small alleyway off of Commercial Drive turned into a comfortable place to gather, meet people, enjoy tea and cookies, and listen... Continue reading »

July 31, 2017   |   0 comments