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P5199762 VPSN Public Space News & Events – June 22, 2012

Summer’s here and the weekend is only a few hours away. Weather aside, things are lining up nicely for some seasonal fun in the city’s public realm. Ready, set, go! A few quick updates about some upcoming activities that you... Continue reading »

June 22, 2012   |   0 comments
Pop Rocks - Early Concept Drawing New public space activations coming this summer

Early concept for Pop Rocks by Matthew Soules Architecture & AFJD Studios (final design not yet completed). Image from City of Vancouver powerpoint presentation. Earlier today City Council approved a suite of temporary public space activations through its Viva Vancouver... Continue reading »

May 15, 2012   |   0 comments
IMG 2106 This Week at Council: May 14-16, 2012 – Viva Vancouver, Pedestrian Safety, Bikelanes & more…

A quick round-up of some public space related items appearing in front of City Council this week. Viva Vancouver – Temporary Public Space for summertime fun This week’s regular Council begins with a presentation on the Viva Vancouver program (formerly... Continue reading »

May 14, 2012   |   0 comments
Fraser River from the Air - ttcopley VPSN Public Space News & Events – April 30, 2012

The Fraser River – an important part of the discussion in the Marpole Community Plan – launching May 1. Photo by ttcopley Editor’s note: the original version of this post indicated that the West End and Grandview-Woodland Community Stories events... Continue reading »

April 30, 2012   |   0 comments
Picnurbia Call for expressions of interest – summertime public space place-making with Viva Vancouver

Picnurbia, at the 800-block of Robson Street, Summer 2011. UPDATE (Jan 23/12): The City has extended the deadline for the first of its two Request for Expressions of Interest processes pertaining to the creation of temporary summertime public spaces. Seasonal... Continue reading »

January 21, 2012   |   0 comments