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Corduroy Road Here’s the Square! Council approves permanent plaza for 800-Robson

Congratulations Vancouver! You now have a new permanent plaza in the downtown. A quick post to let you know that City Council has just approved the creation of a permanent plaza on the 800-block of Robson. This move will pedestrianize... Continue reading »

April 20, 2016   |   0 comments
Last year's Robson Redux winner: Urban Reef. Robson Redux: Help pick the best design for Robson Square

Robson Square is about to come alive once again. For the fifth year running, the city’s pre-eminent public gathering place will be expanded over the summer months – fully pedestrianized and animated courtesy of an as-yet-unselected design intervention. You can help with... Continue reading »

February 26, 2015   |   0 comments
Robsonb Redux Design Comp Info Session Featured event: Robson Redux Design Comp – Info Session

Interested in putting your placemaking skills to work? How about crafting the summertime transformation of the 800-block of Robson! For the second year in a row, the City of Vancouver is holding a design competition to support the seasonal activation of the block between Hornby... Continue reading »

January 6, 2015   |   0 comments
Robson Redux Design Competition Robson Redux Returns: summertime plaza designs wanted!

The City of Vancouver has just announced plans for another Robson Redex design competition. This is exciting news! Not only does it confirm that 800-block of Robson Street will once again be the site of a summertime plaza expansion, but... Continue reading »

December 5, 2014   |   0 comments
Urban Reef: Winning entry in the 2014 Robson Redux design competition. Robson Redux: winning entries for the summertime transformation of the 800-block

Get ready for another round of summertime fun at Robson Square. The City of Vancouver has revealed the winners of the Robson Redux design competition – a competition that invited submissions on the transformation and pedestrianization of the 800-block of... Continue reading »

April 25, 2014   |   0 comments