Vancouver Design Firm to Study Public Space with $50K Prix de Rome Award

by Kevin Griffin
Vancouver Sun, Sep 16, 2015

Image: Concept design for the redevelopment of the north plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery showing the   PLALO ring, a floating circular ring for lighting and sound. Courtesy of Milkovich Architects Inc.(Image: Concept design for the redevelopment of the north plaza of the Vancouver Art Gallery showing the
PLALO ring, a floating circular ring for lighting and sound. Courtesy of Milkovich Architects Inc.)

Vancouver needs to focus on building public space in the centre of the city that are as dynamic as the
beaches and seawall around the edge according to a Vancouver architect.

Brian Wakelin said the kinds of urban spaces he’s talking about aren’t parks but places where people from all
social and economic backgrounds are welcome that can easily hold everything from market stalls to music
concerts. Read more…

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