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Work july 15, 2015

Why Cities, And Their People, Need More Than Protected Views

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

Travel august 6, 2014

Urban Reef Public Space Installation Encourages Outdoor Lifestyle

City of Vancouver closes streets so people can relax over the summer

Design & Architecture february 14, 2014

Crack Pipe Vending Machine Offers Safer Paraphernalia For Addicts

A daring way to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Vancouver.

Mobile november 15, 2013

9 Stories You Need To Know Today

Intel to open NYC store, Spotify gets deal with Bravo and Vancouver recycles cigarettes.

Work september 18, 2013

Obstacle Course Ramp Creates A Playful Commute For Cyclists [Pics]

Greg Papove’s Whoopdeedoo Vancouver placed a fun ramp onto an ordinary bike lane to make riders’ journeys more enjoyable.

Advertising december 10, 2012

Kia Car Rigged To ‘Cheer’ For Soccer Team

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.

Syndicated november 21, 2012

Springwise: Recycled Plastic Asphalt Trialled In Vancouver

The City has created a plastic-based paving material, which it is testing on roads in the Canadian metropolis.

Arts & Culture october 22, 2012

Museum Creates Interactive Installation Ads To Show How Fun Science Can Be [Pics]

Science World in Vancouver creates a clever advertising campaign with weird facts brought to life.

Advertising september 21, 2012

Multilingual Karaoke Machine Encourages Passers-By To Sing In Public

Urban Republic creates a project on the streets of Vancouver to get the isolated urban population interacting with each other.

Sustainability september 5, 2012

Diners Get Discounts On Take-Away If They Use Reusable, Metal Containers

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.

Home august 7, 2012

Five Ways Cities Are Reimagining The Urban Park

"Parklets" are slowly taking over parking spaces across the country. PSFK takes a look at our top five picks.

Travel july 10, 2012

Hotel Swaps Out In-Room Landlines For iPhones [Headlines]

The Opus hotel in Vancouver switches to the smartphone to help guests avoid international roaming fees.

IoT may 12, 2012

DIY Motorcycle Repair Shop Lets Customer Work On Their Bikes In-Store

Motomethod is a motorcycle repair shop that teacher riders how to repair their machines while receiving expert supervision from on-site staff.

Technology january 18, 2012

Craiglist Musical Uses Ads For Lyrics

'Do You Want What I Have Got?' will premier at the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival in Vancouver this January.


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