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.

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

Deconstruction Hub for Vancouver - Spring 2013
In Spring of 2013 CityStudio worked with the City of Vancouver’s Sustainability Group on a special project focus for our Partner Course Network: Zero Waste …

Deconstruction Hub for Vancouver – Spring 2013

Three New Community Food Gardens - Summer 2013
Woodland, Charleson and Cambie Park Gardens Students from architecture, landscape architecture, human geography, industrial design and communication design worked with CoV Parks Board planner Lindsay …

Three New Community Food Gardens – Summer 2013

Walking Local In Grandview Woodland: Where can you walk in 10 minutes? - Spring 2013
  Walking Local is a Grandview-Woodland sign pilot project highlighting community landmarks found in a 10-minute neighbourhood. With 4 separate signs, the project encourages and …

Walking Local In Grandview Woodland: Where can you walk in 10 minutes? – Spring 2013

Reimagine Your Park - Spring 2013
  Reimagine Your Park enhances and enlivens park space with a demonstration project at McAuley Park, installing interconnected pathways leading to a central gathering space …

Reimagine Your Park – Spring 2013

BikeLab: 2 Repair Stations for Vancouver - Spring 2013
[do action=”clear”/] BikeLab introduces Vancouver’s first 2 publicly accessible bike repair stations at Science World and Woodwards.[do action=”clear”/] TEAM Kevin Chan,  Emily Louie, Andrea Sanchez, …

BikeLab: 2 Repair Stations for Vancouver – Spring 2013

BiodiverCity Pollinator Garden - Spring 2013
The BiodiverCity Pollinator Garden will provide habitat and food sources for a range of pollinators while educating the public about the importance and declining population …

BiodiverCity Pollinator Garden – Spring 2013

iGo: Filling Gaps in the Cycling Network - Spring 2013
[do action=”clear”/]   iGo fills gaps in the cycling network with signage and street paint, beginning with a demonstration project connecting the Seaside bike route …

iGo: Filling Gaps in the Cycling Network – Spring 2013

Mapping Orphaned Spaces 3.0 - Spring 2012
Mapping Orphaned Spaces. CityStudio students have mapped 160 orphaned spaces in 6 Vancouver park deficient neighbourhoods. …

Mapping Orphaned Spaces 3.0 – Spring 2012

The Stoop: Designing with Wood Waste - Fall 2012
Furniture design and research for Vancouver’s deconstruction wood waste to meet the 2015 landfill ban. Read the final report here.           …

The Stoop: Designing with Wood Waste – Fall 2012