Projects

CityStudio aims to create social innovators and change makers who will contribute on the ground in Vancouver and around the world. Projects are co-created, designed and implemented by teams of students, city staff and community members.

Summit the City - Fall 2015
Vision: That there would be more urban trails in the city of Vancouver outside the downtown core. Team: Jason Lui, Kevin Wagner, Mary Truong, Rachael …

Summit the City – Fall 2015

YIMBY - Fall 2015
Vision: Homeless citizens are welcomed and socially included in neighbourhoods outside of the Downtown Eastside. Team: Caroline Wong, Becky Price, Shane Sharma, Katharina Bleinis Status:   …

YIMBY – Fall 2015

Location is Everything - CCN Fall 2015
Vision: Recycling in all City Parks Team: Nancy Pham, April Gullacher, Kenny Heinz, & Carlos Vasquez Course: Langara College ENVS 2100 Faculty: Drew Egan, Andrew …

Location is Everything – CCN Fall 2015

Umbrella Taxi - Fall 2016
Purpose  Umbrella Taxi aims to model friendly citizen behaviour and engage Vancouverites in whimsical conversation in the emerging North East False Creek neighbourhood. By offering …

Umbrella Taxi – Fall 2016

The Lighter Footprint Project - Fall 2015
Vision: Imagine that whether you lived in an apartment building, complex, or on a block of single family homes, your neighbours all committed to a …

The Lighter Footprint Project – Fall 2015

Food Recovery - Fall 2016
Vision: Co-building a zero waste food future by revealing Vancouver’s food recovery resources. Context: Did you know that 40% of all food is never consumed? …

Food Recovery – Fall 2016

placeLAB - Fall 2015
Vision: More shareable and inviting public spaces along the seawall, designed to accommodate for both the needs of people wanting to spend time in the …

placeLAB – Fall 2015

teatalk - Fall 2016
Purpose teatalk is a mobile tea-serving cart that offers space for conversation and social connection over the sharing of a free cup of tea. Main …

teatalk – Fall 2016

The Imagination Zone
This past fall, participants in SFU’s Semester at CityStudio designed and launched 5 experiments in North East False Creek with a term-long project we called …

The Imagination Zone

Keys to the Streets 2015
An exciting program is ahead for Summer 2015! Excerpt by Grant Lawrence, WestEnder. Keys to the Streets very much hopes to bring their pumpin’ pianos …

Keys to the Streets 2015

East Van Skill Share Fair - Fall 2015
Vision: We envision Skill Share Fairs becoming a more prominent way of connecting neighbourhoods within Vancouver. We feel that the addition of these type of  …

East Van Skill Share Fair – Fall 2015

Stare Chairs - Fall 2016
Our Vision  StareChairs aims to transform neglected public spaces by offering urban furniture activated with public art.  Our intention is to create a site for …

Stare Chairs – Fall 2016