FrontierSpace International Design Competition 2005



FrontierSpace called for innovative proposals to transform a laneway in Gastown into a viable public space.
The winning entry, Balloons Caught, was installed in Trounce Alley for three days and drew thousands of visitors. The project received international recognition and was widely published in design magazines and the press.

Winning design by Satoshi Matsuoka & Yuki Tamura, Tokyo
Competition & installation with The Vancouver League



photos by Gavin MacKenzie
Organising Team:
Mari Fujita, Helena Grdadolnik, Henning Knoetzele, Oliver Neumann, Peeroj Thakre, Annabel Vaughn, John Wall, Adele Weder