VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #234 | We Could Watch The World Cup Like Berlin

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #234 | We Could Watch The World Cup Like Berlin

Residents of Berlin have been invited to bring in their sofas to the Alte Försterei stadium so they can drink beer, eat sausages, and watch the World Cup matches on the big screen. In Vancouver, the chances of that happening

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #233 | It Had A Huge Warren We Could All Explore

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #233 | It Had A Huge Warren We Could All Explore

Have you ever had one of those Watership Down meets Lewis Carroll kinds of dreams when you find yourself lost in a massive underground root/warren system? No? You’re not missing much, really, because they’re actually pretty scary. It’s probably a much better

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #232 | Our Bus Shelters Were Designed By Artists

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #232 | Our Bus Shelters Were Designed By Artists

(via) A cultural organisation in the little Austrian village of Krumbach recently invited several international architect to design a series bus stop shelters. Their fee? A holiday in the region. Each also partnered with a local architecture office, who acted

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #231 | It Had PDX’s “Multnomah Whiskey Library”

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #231 | It Had PDX’s “Multnomah Whiskey Library”

On a recent trip to Portland we were thrilled to discover that our local friend/guide was a member at the Multnomah Whiskey Library, a dark wood-panelled second-floor lovely staffed by knowledgeable, attentive bartenders and stocked with 1,500 whiskies. Yes, you

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #230 | It Had Floating Public Saunas In False Creek

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #230 | It Had Floating Public Saunas In False Creek

(via) In Finland, citizens have the option of the Sauna Lauta, a three deck floating sauna with hammocks, outdoor grills, and diving platforms for dips after hot hot hot sessions inside the sauna. If the powers that be are serious

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #229 | It Had A Few Pieces Of Rain Activated Art

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #229 | It Had A Few Pieces Of Rain Activated Art

(via) You know how when it’s sunny there are a million things to do and everyone is super excited about all of them, but when it’s raining nobody gives a damn about anything and they just want to go home

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #228 | An Artist Made Our Cityscape Into A Sphere

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #228 | An Artist Made Our Cityscape Into A Sphere

(via) Philadelphian designer James McNabb creates these beautiful “City Spheres” using scrap wood, and we think someone from Vancouver should give it a shot employing native woods and our own skyline. Bonus awesomeness: check out his City Wheel. How cool is that?!

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #227 | It Had A Fleet Of 1972 Citroen Wine Trucks

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #227 | It Had A Fleet Of 1972 Citroen Wine Trucks

Are you done high-fiving your friends over the modernization of most of BC’s archaic and patently ridiculous liquor laws? Good! Because until there are a fleet of these awesome looking 1972 Citroen H French vans constantly breaking down, flinging open

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #226 | Its Tourists Were Given Photo Instructions

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #226 | Its Tourists Were Given Photo Instructions

(via) Here’s an interesting idea. Miami ad school snobs grads Mimi Chan and Utsavi Jhaveri were so exhausted by all the bad tourist Instagram photos of San Francisco and New York that they traveled around the cities themselves to discover exactly where the

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #225 | Bicycles Could Cruise Above The SkyTrain

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #225 | Bicycles Could Cruise Above The SkyTrain

We absolutely love this rendering by UK architecture firm Foster + Partners for their SkyCycle concept. If you squint a little, it looks like the SkyTrain line between Science World and Chinatown/Stadium stations.  The British design would see dedicated bike paths installed

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #224 | It Had A Tricksy Turkish Ice Cream Vendor

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #224 | It Had A Tricksy Turkish Ice Cream Vendor

(via) We like ice cream. Like, a lot. We were the first in the door at Earnest Ice Cream on Fraser St. and the first to ever try a Rain Or Shine ice cream taco on West 4th. We’ve even had the

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #223 | We Could Ride Hot Noodle Hangover Taxis

VANCOUVER WOULD BE COOLER IF #223 | We Could Ride Hot Noodle Hangover Taxis

Yup, it’s a thing, albeit a viral marketing thing (a girl can dream). In the UK, noodle brand Kabuto has extended a special service through the holiday season wherein those with hangovers can book one of their Kab-U-To Work taxis

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