Ackery's Alley has Launched
Ackery's Alley has launched! We’re so proud of this project.
This will be a space that fosters social connection and social engagement with others and the public realm and... Read more
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year to our wonderful Kickstarter community. The More Awesome Nowteam has been busy constructing the pieces that will come together to complete Ackery’s Alley. Our gold-anodized cladding... Read more
Good Things Come to Those Who Wait
So do reimagined laneways.
Let’s cut to the chase: Due to circumstances beyond our control, the construction schedule for Ackery’s Alley has shifted and the completion date is now in... Read more
Ackery’s Alley Status Update!
We know you’re anxious to know what’s happening with the laneway, so here's an updated timeline for the remaining construction. Upcoming milestones include:
- Mid November: Painting Complete
- Mid Late November:... Read more
To our backers: get your rewards surveys in!
We've been busy behind the scenes at More Awesome Now!
The latest news from Ackery's Alley is that the site is being worked on, and we'll keep you updated as... Read more
That’s a wrap! 428 of you pledged nearly $65,000 to help bring FIELD in Ackery's Alley to life. And we can’t thank you enough.
You helped us beat our original... Read more
Faces behind the campaign: Meet the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association
The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association (DVBIA) makes up the core of the More Awesome Now team, the collective who are bringing Ackery’s Alley to life.
The DVBIA works at... Read more
Announcing our stretch goal – let’s build an AWESOME community, NOW!
We did it! We reached out target of $35,000 (and a bit more!) thanks to our 253 backers. This is a massive achievement – we are humbled and extremely grateful... Read more
Faces behind the campaign: Meet Ali Kenyon and Steve DiPasquale of HCMA Architecture + Design
Ali Kenyon and Steve DiPasquale are the talented architects on the More Awesome Now team. Steve is an architect from HCMA + Architecture and Design, and Ali is an architect... Read more
Site visit of Ackery's Alley with the artistic team
Over the weekend, we reached 50% of our Kickstarter goal. Thank you to everyone who has pledged to our campaign!
Support is flowing in from around the world – folks... Read more
Faces behind the campaign: Meet Alex Beim of Tangible Interaction
The creative catalyst behind FIELDis Alex Beim, creative director/artist of Tangible Interaction. Alex and his five-person team from Tangible Interaction are known globally for creating interactive art installations. Check... Read more
Ackery’s Alley in the media
The media have picked up on our Kickstarter campaign and are generating hype about the ‘interactive makeover’ Ackery’s Alley will soon have. Check out the CBC story and the feature... Read more
We hit $10K!
We were so excited to launch our Kickstarter on Monday – and we have been overwhelmed by the support for our campaign. Within the first four days of launching, we... Read more