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

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   |   0 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
Laneway Living Room - Grandma's House Site Plan Isn’t it time you paid Grandma a visit?

As you undoubtedly read in this earlier post, the Vancouver Public Space Network, with a grant from VIVA Vancouver and support from great neighbours, is transforming two laneways (for one day each) into fun and friendly spaces using upcycled furniture, flea... Continue reading »

July 27, 2017   |   0 comments
675px-Beecher_Creek VPSN Annual General Meeting: New Location + Reminder

A reminder that our Annual General Meeting and BBQ will be taking place this weekend, on Sunday, July 23, at 2:00pm. An important update though: we’ve decided to change the location! We’re currently knee-deep in work-party activities for our upcoming laneway... Continue reading »

July 22, 2017   |   0 comments
Getting to the bottom of Vancouver’s green spaces: A review of green space metrics Getting to the bottom of Vancouver’s green spaces: A review of green space metrics

By Selina Bull, VPSN board member Back in 2011, the City of Vancouver announced its goal of becoming the greenest city in the world by 2020. The City’s Greenest City Action Plan 2020 is the roadmap to getting there, outlining... Continue reading »

July 14, 2017   |   0 comments