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

Active Fiction lets you take a walk through a story. Photo: Jaspal Marwah Want to explore a story while walking Vancouver’s streets? Check out our Active Fiction ebook!

By Jaspal Marwah, founder & director, Active Fiction Project Have you ever wanted to walk the city alongside the characters in a favourite novel? Or experience what it might be like to amble the streets under the guidance of an... Continue reading »

May 13, 2017   |   0 comments
A frosty Hinge Park, South East False Creek. Updated: Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Public Space Afficiando (2014)

Good work, it’s solstice time! You’ve made it this far… and now the days are going to be getting just a little bit lighter from here on in. Just in time! But what’s that you say? It’s the holiday season... Continue reading »

December 21, 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
VPL Main Branch - Detail Choose your own (public space) adventure – at the library!

Don’t you love it when the good people in your life hook up? Our good friends at HB Lanarc have been working on a project for the Vancouver Public Library called “Free-for-all: Reimagining Your Library.” It’s pretty cool stuff! Over... Continue reading »

November 25, 2011   |   1 comment
Panel Discussion – Does Public Space Really Belong to Everyone? (Repeat)

The second of two panel discussions on public space. Part of the Vancouver Public Library’s Speak Up 2006 series on Privatization and the Public Good, this evenings discussion features urban designer Bruce Haden, architect Bing Thom and the VPSN co-founder... Continue reading »

November 22, 2006   |   0 comments