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

GFpaletpavillion Finding Community in Chaos: Social Resilience from Christchurch to Kathmandu

by Brittany Morris Cities are a Pandora’s box filled with people’s stories and memories. Public spaces enhance a sense of community, togetherness and memory. During and after a natural disaster, a strong sense of community contributes to the process of rebuilding... Continue reading »

June 14, 2015   |   0 comments
Bead Market Recycled telephone wire baskets Walking Through Warwick: The Power of Public Space for the Informal Economy

words and photos by Brittany Morris; additional photos from Markets of Warwick and iTRUMP Meet Nonhlanhla Zuma. Nonhlanhla is a traditional medicine trader in Warwick Junction, the busiest transport node and trading hub in Durban, South Africa. Her trading days... Continue reading »

April 26, 2015   |   1 comment
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a monthly compilation of public space around the world by Brittany Morris DESIGN The sans serif of Berlin’s underground: a history of Berlin shown through U-Bahn typography.  Not your typical tea party, this art installation in New York City blurs the... Continue reading »

March 30, 2015   |   1 comment
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a monthly compilation of public space around the world by Brittany Morris ENGAGED CITIES Seattle’s Chinatown International District is a historic area where you cannot only enjoy Dim Sum and marvel at early twentieth century brick buildings, but also empty... Continue reading »

March 9, 2015   |   0 comments
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a bi-weekly compilation of public space around the world by Brittany Morris PLACEMAKING Finding a seat in Ireland’s public spaces­­—a photo story. Reflections on how Jan Gehl’s people-oriented approach to urban connectivity and design transformed Melbourne’s city centre – which... Continue reading »

November 26, 2014   |   1 comment