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.

Living at Bute: Possibilities for Public Space - Spring 2014
The Living at Bute project centers around public space, experimenting with future possibilities of the Bute Street plaza in the West End community of Downtown …

Living at Bute: Possibilities for Public Space – Spring 2014

Deck the Dark - Fall 2013
Deck the Dark seeks to bring communities together to light up the dark and under-utilized spaces in Vancouver neighbourhoods. This is important to cities in …

Deck the Dark – Fall 2013

Woodland Community Garden Design and Build - Summer 2013
    A CityStudio project team designed and built the Woodland community garden in a partnership with UBC School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. TEAM …

Woodland Community Garden Design and Build – Summer 2013

Vancouver Community Garden Research
Vancouver Community Gardens …

Vancouver Community Garden Research

Harassment on Translink - Fall 2013
    This project explores social sustainability and geographies of social inclusion in the city; examination of the interplay between bodies and cities, as evidenced …

Harassment on Translink – Fall 2013

Demystifying the City - Fall 2013
This project aims to provide a sketch of the field of urban sociology; provide a detailed examination of how urban regulation works and matters; provide …

Demystifying the City – Fall 2013

Mapping Hotel Food Waste - Fall 2013
This project has students learning about how businesses develop and build strategic relationships with customers through innovation (new product and service development) in response to …

Mapping Hotel Food Waste – Fall 2013

CityStudio Puppy Room Research
This experiment was carried out in the Fall of 2013. The findings will be shared in the Spring of 2014. See a map of all …

CityStudio Puppy Room Research

TriGarden - Fall 2013
  Trigarden has been designed to allow children to learn first hand how to grow food, how to care for their seeds and saplings and …

TriGarden – Fall 2013

Colouring Cambie - Fall 2013
Colouring Cambie aims to create temporary chalk-painted pedestrian walkways that are interactive and engaging. This supports the City of Vancouver goals to promote active transportation, …

Colouring Cambie – Fall 2013

Urban Campfire - Fall 2013
  Urban Campfire is a bid to hold communal campfires in public spaces throughout the city. The belief is that a changing and adaptable city …

Urban Campfire – Fall 2013

Local FoodSteps - Fall 2013
  Local Foodsteps is a wayfinding project that aims to increase the awareness of local food assets in Vancouver’s neighbourhoods. Signs attached on poles in …

Local FoodSteps – Fall 2013