CityStudio is a collaboration between the City of Vancouver and its universities and colleges. This experimentation and innovation hub launches projects on the ground that are co-created by staff, students and community members.
Are you interested in starting a CityStudio in your city or learning about how we started in Vancouver?
Save the Date: Art of Cities in Vancouver May 24-26, 2017
We invite city and university leaders to join us in Vancouver this May to learn about the CityStudio model and the art of collaborative city building.
Placemaking is a powerful tool for democratic change and a way to stitch communities together – P.K. Das, Architect
Since Art of Cities 2015 we are happy to announce that 5 new CityStudio’s are launching from coast to coast: Victoria, Brantford, Waterloo, Hamilton, Corner Brook. We will share these stories as well as lessons learned and essential program elements to help you design and create your own campus-city hub.
Explore Vancouver and join the network of participants from other cities
Learn how to set up and launch a CityStudio
Learn our key organizational lessons for governance, partnerships and financing
Use design and dialogue methods for problem solving and collaboration
Draw on lessons learned from over 200 CityStudio projects
Who should attend?
If you are city staff, an academic administrator or a faculty leader who is interested in learning how to develop an effective university-community partnership that puts real projects on the ground, we invite you to join us in Vancouver May 2017! We welcome individuals and teams from cities across Canada and around the world.