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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
Bubble_DesignNerds Feature Event: Bubble Design Jams for Rain-friendly Public Space

Our friends at the Vancouver Design Nerds are hosting a a fun-filled day of activities at 800 Robson, including design jam workshops for the Life Between Umbrellas Design Ideas and Activation Contest. The activities take place inside the Nerds’ giant inflated... Continue reading »

April 2, 2019   |   0 comments