• Pacific Heights Co-op Playground

  • Ken Spencer Science Park

  • Capilano University Community Garden

  • SOLEfood

  • Strathcona Green Zone Resource Park

  • YWCA Kids Can Grow

Who we are

Projects in Place is a volunteer-run, non-profit society formed in Vancouver in 2008. We are a multi-disciplinary group of volunteers whose skills include design, planning, ecology, engineering, construction and more. We bring design and construction professionals together with the general public, using a collaborative model to create and implement innovative projects that benefit the community and demonstrate sustainability.

What we do

Any project, any place. We help people not just imagine, but build sustainable neighborhoods and stronger communities through design and build projects. We do this by coordinating volunteer builds which allow us to complete projects for far less than they would otherwise cost through the contribution of volunteer-based or highly reduced professional services, labour and materials.

Recent blog posts

Jun 22nd 2015

A little too much Jazz! Dorothy Lam Build re-scheduled for October

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May 22nd 2015

Volunteers Wanted for Dorothy Lam Build

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Apr 14th 2015

‘A Taste of Projects in Place’ | 2015 Program Fundraiser and Thank You Dinner

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"Projects in Place Society has been responsible in maintaining our green roof since 2011. Our roof system is in excellent condition and on the many tours of my facility I have had many compliments on the roof. I can recommend projects in Place Society as a provider of service and knowledge in relation to the green roofing systems."

Ian Wightman, Manager - Vancouver Police Department