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Winteraction Banner_500 Winteraction – January 27, 2018 (Funding Available)

Our friends at Frida + Frank are pulling together an excellent event for late-January, which aims to animate public space at this colder, rainier time of the year. On Saturday, January 27 they are inviting local placemakers to create an... Continue reading »

December 21, 2017   |   0 comments
Rain Urbanism - Matthew Soules Public Space News & Events – November 2017

Hope you are doing your best to stay dry amidst the heavy rains of late. The precipitation may put a bit of a damper on public space activities – but it’s also a great opportunity to think about how we,... Continue reading »

November 24, 2017   |   0 comments
Georgia Gateway Get Involved: New and ongoing public space initiatives need your input

The City of Vancouver is in the midst of a number of public-space related initiatives that you may be interested in. Though described in a recent media release as “transportation” projects, the initiatives in question will all have the potential... Continue reading »

November 16, 2017   |   0 comments
ArbutusJam Recap: Building our city at the Arbutus Greenway Design Jam

The VPSN’s Arbutus Greenway project lead, Naomi Wittes Reichstein, provides a recap of last month’s exciting Arbutus design jam.  On October 27–29, I was excited to participate in an all-weekend pilot event that was – to my knowledge – unprecedented in... Continue reading »

November 10, 2017   |   0 comments
Infinite Happiness Infinite Happiness — Film Screening And Panel Discussion Night, November 9

Join us along with the Planning Institute of British Columbia to celebrate World Town Planning Day (WTPD) for a fun evening of inspiration and thoughtful discussion! World Town Planning Day (WTPD)! is an international day celebrating the accomplishments of professional... Continue reading »

November 2, 2017   |   0 comments