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

Grandma's House! A Fun Saturday at Grandma’s House

We had a great time this past weekend at Grandma’s House. The first of our #LanewayLivingroom installations saw a small alleyway off of Commercial Drive turned into a comfortable place to gather, meet people, enjoy tea and cookies, and listen... Continue reading »

July 31, 2017   |   0 comments
Laneway Living Room - Grandma's House Site Plan Isn’t it time you paid Grandma a visit?

As you undoubtedly read in this earlier post, the Vancouver Public Space Network, with a grant from VIVA Vancouver and support from great neighbours, is transforming two laneways (for one day each) into fun and friendly spaces using upcycled furniture, flea... Continue reading »

July 27, 2017   |   0 comments
Canada Flag Map Placemaking: Made in Canada Survey – only a few days left!

The deadline for the Made in Canada survey has been extended by a few days. Please take a few moments to share your thoughts today! What’s the state of placemaking in Canada? How robust is advocacy around public space? What’s working... Continue reading »

August 31, 2016   |   0 comments
Canada Flag Map Placemaking: the state of the nation? Made in Canada Survey

What’s the state of placemaking in Canada? How robust is advocacy around public space? What’s working in your local community? What’s not? How do you think things could be improved? These are a few of the questions we’re hoping you... Continue reading »

July 20, 2016   |   0 comments
IMG_2015 ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ in Vancouver’s public spaces with the Active Fiction Project

If you try and break the door down, turn to page 20. If you decide to return to the bus, turn to page 32. The thrill of the choice, and the cringe when you choose the wrong door and your... Continue reading »

August 7, 2015   |   0 comments