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

Skating at Nathan Phillips Square Field notes from Toronto, Part 2: Outdoor skating, squares,.. and separate spheres

Skating at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto Nathan Phillips Square, located at the forefront of Toronto’s iconic City Hall building, is a popular place for residents and visitors alike. It’s where the city’s recent New Year’s festivities took place and it... Continue reading »

January 8, 2012   |   0 comments
VPSN Public Space News & Events – July 15, 2011

VPSN EVENTS & PROJECTS: Friday July 15 & Saturday July 16 (and beyond) – VPSN Viva – Laser Graffiti Monday July 25 – Robson Square / Downtown Public Realm – Project Meeting – 6:00pm Wednesday, July 27 – VPSN Evening... Continue reading »

July 15, 2011   |   0 comments
Under the bridge… at Stanley Park

One of the most enjoyable exercises in public space planning and advocacy is trying to dream up new uses for ‘old’ spaces. It keeps spaces vital and fresh… and allows different constituents to make use of our city’s common assets... Continue reading »

June 11, 2011   |   0 comments
Spooky Events in Vancouver Parks

A couple events to check out in Vancouver parks this October: 1) The Stanley Park Ghost Train is back. This year’s theme is “Alice in Nightmareland.” Rides run now through October 31st. 2) If you’re looking for a more unique... Continue reading »

October 14, 2010   |   0 comments
Solar hot water demonstration system installed in Brockton Oval, Stanley Park

Another interesting development demonstration project has just been announced by the City — one that will put a solar hot water system in place at the Brockton Oval in Stanley Park. The VPSN supports the use of clean, green technology... Continue reading »

March 30, 2010   |   0 comments