Translating client needs into functional spaces and delightful places

Public Realm + Art

Stories, symbols, and meaning
for the public realm

Lynne is a registered architect with over thirty years of experience of translating her client's vision and needs and working with design teams, artists and contractors to deliver the public places people enjoy being in. Lynne facilitates public art strategic planning processes, lively and productive curatorial and art selection processes, and deftly administers artist contracts for integrated site-specific public artworks. Creating meaningful, engaging and robust public places are the focus of Lynne's public realm consulting practice.

Her consulting practice includes: defining opportunities for artworks, public art project planning, facilitating selection processes, and project management for the design and installation of integrated site specific art commissions in civic and privately-developed projects. Lynne was the City of Coquitlam's Project Manager for the City’s public art collection (11 artworks at four stations) along the Millennium Line Evergreen SkyTrain extension and is currently enjoying working with various agencies on their strategic planning, technical design, maintenance, and procedure guideline documents and other projects. 

A list of selected Public Realm + Art Projects may be found here.

Procedures and Standards Writing

Procedures, technical guidelines, and maintenance manuals for public art administration for municipalities and the private sector.


Planning and Strategy

Working with project stakeholders, Lynne facilitates the visioning process to establish the public art project parameters and opportunities.

Selection Process Management and Facilitation

Artist calls and selection panel processes are at the heart of public art project procurement. Lynne organizes fair and transparent procedures.


Project Management

At award of contract, public art projects are often conceptual and require technical development and site integration. Lynne oversees each stage of the artist contract through design, fabrication, and installation.

Artist Liaison and Support

Public artwork as part of capital projects can be a complicated process. Lynne assists artists in meeting their contractual obligations.

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