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Golden Tree inauguration with Douglas Coupland. Photo: Christine Rondeau, https://www.flickr.com/photos/crondeau/29911930682 under Creative Commons, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode Public art around us: Douglas Coupland’s Golden Tree as celebration and warning

By Aderyn Davies One of Vancouver’s most recognized cultural names has created a very shiny, bold piece of public art relating to B.C.’s old-growth forests. As a Vancouverite, I instantly recognized Golden Tree by Douglas Coupland as a replica of... Continue reading »

May 10, 2017   |   0 comments
IMG_1566 Community Consultation: Stanley Park Causeway

by Simon Jay Following the death of a cyclist on Stanley Park Causeway in May 2013, the Ministry of Transportation held a public consultation about the causeway. At the consultation was a proposal for safer cycling on the 2.2km causeway,... Continue reading »

December 4, 2014   |   3 comments
City Hall image by Vancouver Public Space Network Coming up at Council and Park Board: community gardens, Biennale, Fair Elections, Engaged City and Marpole…

There’s lots of public space action taking place at Council and Park Board next week (March 31 and April 2). Here’s a quick run-down of the stories to watch. On Monday, March 31, the Park Board meeting will be looking... Continue reading »

March 28, 2014   |   0 comments
11474932134_a0819ee0af NEW & IMPROVED: Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Public Space Afficiando

December 20, 2013 snowfall. Photo by Brent Granby. Happy snowy solstice Vancouver! Don’t the city’s public spaces look extra cozy under that dusty white blanket? Aren’t you feeling all snuggly-wuggly? For those of you who may be looking at the snow and... Continue reading »

December 20, 2013   |   1 comment
10733233843_b233e9f002 Vancouver commemorates Remembrance Day

Tomorrow is Remembrance Day, and there are a number of events taking place in parks and public spaces around the city. The following media release from the City of Vancouver outlines the details:  The City of Vancouver will host the... Continue reading »

November 10, 2013   |   0 comments