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MapleTreeSq VPSN – Public Space News & Events – May 2023

We’re well into spring now! The flowers are beginning to bloom, parks and plazas are filling up, and the sounds of seasonal change are in the air. This edition of the VPSN Public Space News & Events comes with a bouquet... Continue reading »

May 3, 2023   |   0 comments
Photo of Jane Jacobs Jane’s Walk weekend!

This weekend, thousands of people will take to streets around the world. It won’t be in protest, but rather to celebrate their neighbourhoods. Inspired by the grassroots activism and the ideas of renowned urbanist Jane Jacobs, 2017 marks the 11th... Continue reading »

May 4, 2017   |   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
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   |   0 comments
UBC Main Mall - Detail Public Space News & Events: Spring! Edition

Main Mall, UBC It’s that time of year again! Blossoms and buds are filling the air with all sorts of olfactory treats, and the city is beginning to brighten with renewed colour. Lots of good public space and urban-related projects... Continue reading »

March 25, 2013   |   0 comments