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

main poodle copy Immortalized Pooches: The Main Street Poodle and Dirty Biter

by Brittany Lasanen Have Main Street residents warmed up to the Main Street Poodle since its chilly reception in January 2013? Unfortunately, the answer is still no. Residents are just as confused by the poodle as they were close to... Continue reading »

February 5, 2015   |   0 comments
10368987_803039749709220_4122305854999817331_o Eastside Culture Crawl: A Recap

by Wendee Lang Walking through the downtown eastside, past nondescript facades, nosy Vancouverites cannot help but be overwhelmed with curiosity. What exactly goes on behind the doors of the city’s oldest homes and warehouses? Once a year, the Eastside Culture Crawl... Continue reading »

November 25, 2014   |   0 comments
20140911_0940 IN PHOTOS: Benches of Yaletown

photos and captions by Adam O’Neill Few objects in our public spaces invite us to stop and enjoy them as effectively as seating. Public spaces contain a wide variety of furnishings that let us take a load off and enjoy our... Continue reading »

October 4, 2014   |   0 comments
IMG_1970 Active Fiction walking tour

Check out the Active Fiction installation before it ends this Sunday, May 18! Have you ever wondered what it might be like to walk through your favourite novel? Close to 40 folks showed up during our launch in early May... Continue reading »

April 28, 2014   |   0 comments
Sydney Lane Bird Cages.
Image Credit. ASPECT Studio Big Ideas for the City: A Laneway Strategy

Vancouver’s laneways are an ubiquitous component of our public space network. Criss-crossing the urban landscape they comprise a significant portion of our city’s public realm. For decades the laneways have been regarded as a secondary means of vehicular circulation, while... Continue reading »

April 12, 2014   |   0 comments