Vancouver Mural Festival Unleased: Temporary Artist Spaces

Vancouver Mural Festival Unleased: Temporary Artist Spaces

For Vancouver’s local artists, finding studio and exhibition spaces can be a challenge. The VMF Unleased project examines ways to transform underused commercial properties into temporary artist spaces, particularly for emerging and BIPOC artists.

Activate Downtown Eastside (Phase 1)

Activate Downtown Eastside (Phase 1)

In 2021, the City of Vancouver DTES Planning Team engaged a consultant team convened by Hessey to address access to affordable goods, services, and inclusive spaces in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) through the creation of an innovative funding program. 

Activate DTES & The Flats

Activate DTES & The Flats

Access to industrial space continues to be a significant priority in Vancouver in order to provide a diversity of employment opportunities, cultivate inclusive economic development, strengthen overall economic resilience, supply a range of employment opportunities, and support the circular economy. 

VanMap | Toolbox Pt. 1

VanMap | Toolbox Pt. 1

VANMAP | TOOLBOX PT. 1 We’re excited to launch a new series from Hessey Consulting + Architecture called our SME Toolbox! The toolbox is designed for small & medium enterprises to learn about different tips and resources for navigating Vancouver’s space and real...