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.

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

Branching Out - Spring 2017
Branching Out is a citizen science approach to monitoring Vancouver’s urban forests. Description The Vancouver Park Board is interested in increasing awareness about urban forests …

Branching Out – Spring 2017

Uglilicious: No Waste, Great Taste - Spring 2017
  Ugilicious is raising awareness of food waste by using unsold produce to create nutritious snacks and meals. Description An alarming 40% of all food …

Uglilicious: No Waste, Great Taste – Spring 2017

Unused Terrain - ongoing until 2018
Unused Terrain is about identifying, mapping and activating vacant land to increase social capital. Description It is estimated that there are over 300 vacant sites …

Unused Terrain – ongoing until 2018

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

Illumilane - Fall 2016
Purpose IllumiLane is an interactive light up bike and walk way that integrates art into active transportation. Our purpose is to promote walking and cycling …

Illumilane – Fall 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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