Designing for Difference

Designing for Difference

School:

SFU

Department:

Health Sciences

Course:

HSCI 403

Instructors:

  • Meghan Winters

City of Vancouver:

  • Belinda Chan

Student Team:

  • All students in the HSCI 403 course

Strategy:

  • Healthy City for All

City goal area:

  • Environments to Thrive In

Community Partners:

  • Cheri Hessami | Happy City
  • Mitchell Reardon | Happy City

Term:

Spring 2020

Summary

The project is a combination of site observations and group dialogues to understand how public spaces are used, by whom, in what frequencies, and to understand features that are barriers and attractors to public spaces. The sites of focus were Ontario and West 5th, Cambie Bridge and Cambie and 18th. Based on findings we proposed recommendations.