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

NordicPlacemaking_3 Featured Event: Elements of a Nordic Winter (Rain)

VPSN founder Andrew Pask will be part of a discussion on winter placemaking in rainy cities. For the night-owls out there, the event takes place at 11:30pm-1:00am on November 10. Join in and share your thoughts on wet weather public space!... Continue reading »

November 5, 2021   |   0 comments
LBU_sistemalupo-11 Feature Event: Human Easel / Art Cart – Saturday, Feb 22, 2020

One of the Life Between Umbrellas Stream 3 winning entries – Art Cart Human Easel – will be holding a rain-friendly public space activation event. Join in the fun and help to bring a splash of colour to Helena Gutteridge... Continue reading »

February 16, 2020   |   0 comments
life between umbrellas twitter banner extension Life Between Umbrellas – Announcing the Winners Event

Join us as we reveal the jury-selected and people’s choice winners from the Life Between Umbrellas competition. The competition saw a wealth of great ideas for rain-friendly public spaces – and now it’s time to see who will take home an award!... Continue reading »

July 6, 2019   |   0 comments
IMG_7252 Life Between Umbrellas – long weekend voting events – UPDATED

Update: A few revised dates are included in this article. Happy Canada Day long weekend! Here’s hoping you have some great opportunities to celebrate the 152+ years of the country and the thousands of years of cultural history that have... Continue reading »

June 29, 2019   |   0 comments
LBU Voting - English Bay 1 Life Between Umbrellas – People’s Choice Voting Events – UPDATE

UPDATE: The People’s Choice Voting Event on Wednesday, June 26 will take place on the seawall immediately north of Olympic Village Plaza Vote for your favourite rain-friendly public space designs! It’s been a few weeks since our last update on... Continue reading »

June 21, 2019   |   0 comments