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Iterating on Placemaking Opportunities in #YYJ

The communal development of public infrastructure based on the immediate physical and social environment is known as “placemaking”: a philosophy and practice that creates urban spaces enjoyed by tourists and community members alike. Studio Robazzo was recently given the opportunity to participate in an exercise in placemaking; read on to find out more about our design-competition-entry-turned-build project, placemaking and “tactical urbanism.”

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#YYJ Ship Point Pop-Up Presents: Pointy Pop-Up Ships

The City of Victoria recently held a pop-up design competition to build a temporary improvement along the inner harbour, as part of the ongoing revitalization of the David Foster Harbour Pathway. Our design was a modular microcosm of Victoria's many iconic features, including the steps of Centennial square, ample green spaces and plant features, a lending library, and a square of sand mimicking our peninsula's many beaches. 

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