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Why Cities, And Their People, Need More Than Protected Views
15 july 2015
Writer and urbanist Leo Hollis considers changing policies around protected views, which seek to preserve a city's history and skyline amid increasing urban development
Urban Reef Public Space Installation Encourages Outdoor Lifestyle
6 august 2014
City of Vancouver closes streets so people can relax over the summer
Crack Pipe Vending Machine Offers Safer Paraphernalia For Addicts
14 february 2014
A daring way to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Vancouver.
9 Stories You Need To Know Today
15 november 2013
Intel to open NYC store, Spotify gets deal with Bravo and Vancouver recycles cigarettes.
Obstacle Course Ramp Creates A Playful Commute For Cyclists [Pics]
18 september 2013
Greg Papove’s Whoopdeedoo Vancouver placed a fun ramp onto an ordinary bike lane to make riders’ journeys more enjoyable.
Kia Car Rigged To ‘Cheer’ For Soccer Team
10 december 2012
The auto company showed their support for the Vancouver Whitecaps by hacking one of their Rios so it would ‘cheer’ every time a fan sent a custom tweet.
Springwise: Recycled Plastic Asphalt Trialled In Vancouver
21 november 2012
The City has created a plastic-based paving material, which it is testing on roads in the Canadian metropolis.
Museum Creates Interactive Installation Ads To Show How Fun Science Can Be [Pics]
22 october 2012
Science World in Vancouver creates a clever advertising campaign with weird facts brought to life.
Multilingual Karaoke Machine Encourages Passers-By To Sing In Public
21 september 2012
Urban Republic creates a project on the streets of Vancouver to get the isolated urban population interacting with each other.
Diners Get Discounts On Take-Away If They Use Reusable, Metal Containers
5 september 2012
The Tiffin Box Project in Canada aims to reduce waste in the restaurant industry by rewarding diners who use a TO GO box instead of a plastic or disposable one.
Five Ways Cities Are Reimagining The Urban Park
7 august 2012
"Parklets" are slowly taking over parking spaces across the country. PSFK takes a look at our top five picks.
Hotel Swaps Out In-Room Landlines For iPhones [Headlines]
10 july 2012
The Opus hotel in Vancouver switches to the smartphone to help guests avoid international roaming fees.
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