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2887110898_8e0ccb2dcd_z Bing Thom: the city loses a visionary

We are deeply saddened to hear of Bing Thom’s passing in Hong Kong earlier today. Bing was a true gentleman, an icon, and architect of the highest caliber. He was also an early friend of the VPSN, and helped out with... Continue reading »

October 4, 2016   |   0 comments
Design Concept for Sunset Park New Sunset Park redesign to include buried stream feature, skatepark, community garden.

On November 16, the Park Board, approved a plan to upgrade Sunset Park. This is an exciting move, and a much-needed investment in the popular greenspace. A total of $3million was allocated for the project. The 3.4 hectare park is located on Main... Continue reading »

November 29, 2015   |   0 comments
P1020968 - detail Block 51 recap: drawing the future of Robson Sq and the north plaza

The first round of the City’s “Block 51” consultations took place on Monday and Wednesday of this week. Both events explored the future of Robson Square and the north lawn of the Art Gallery, doing it up with a program... Continue reading »

October 19, 2012   |   0 comments
Bing Thom - VAG Concept Bing Thom’s big dig: reimagining Centennial Square

Underground performance space at Centennial Square – Concept by Bing Thom You may have read about architect Bing Thom’s proposal for an underground performance space at the north end of the Vancouver Art Gallery. The idea was announced at a... Continue reading »

April 27, 2011   |   0 comments
VPSN – Public Space News & Events – April 8, 2011

The latest edition of our newsletter — for your weekend reading pleasure! CELEBRATE Wednesday, May 4 – Turn V (with us) ENGAGE An Expanded Robson Square – On the Cusp of a (Lost?) Opportunity? Structures for Public Expression – Street... Continue reading »

April 8, 2011   |   0 comments