Our Projects

  • Metro Vancouver

    Smarter Parking

    Using artificial intelligence to help Vancouver utilize its existing parking resources more efficiently.

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    Renfrew-Collingwood, Vancouver

    Equity in Leisure Accessibility

    Expand options, market awareness and remove barriers to increase leisure access use and achieve equity in the widening gap between income and affordability.

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    Vancouver

    It’s Inexcusable Be Reusable

    Shifting consumer preferences for bringing a reusable drink container and helping them in their push to reduce the number of single-use items consumed by the city on a day to day basis.

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    False Creek

    False Creek Herring

    Formal data collection and best management practices for increasing herring spawning in False Creek.

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    Branching Out

    Citizen science program enlisting the help of grade three students to collect data on forest health indicators.

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    Vancouver

    Rewild Vancouver

    A wilderness recovery strategy that aims to educate and empower Vancouver’s residents to help the built environment work more closely with the natural environment.

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    Kitsilano Shoreline

    Birds, Barks & Boats

    Spatial analysis of marine bird communities and recreational disturbances along the Kitsilano shoreline.

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    Cambie Bridge

    Patio Jams

    An interactive music space for people to connect and feel uplifted.

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    Cambie Bridge

    Connect Fort

    A large scale blanket fort that is a space for all ages to meet, connect and play.

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    Cambie Bridge

    City Gone Wild

    An educational installation to show the potential of underutilized urban spaces to enhance biodiversity.

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    Cambie Bridge

    ChalkTalks

    Bringing art and engagement to an underutilized space in the form of public chalkboards.

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    Across Vancouver

    Buddy Up!

    A community board designed to share skills and interests for a more collective Vancouver.

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    Imagination Zone

    Umbrella Taxi

    Modelling friendly citizen behaviour and engaging Vancouverites in whimsical conversation.

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    Mount Pleasant

    Street Art

    Fostering connections and reimagining public space through collaborative community art.

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    The Lauren

    Ask Lauren

    Community concierge pilot project creating vertical communities in apartment buildings.

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    Creekside Park, Science World Plaza

    placeLAB

    An innovative experiment in placemaking.

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    Vancouver

    Urban Campfire

    Urban Campfire is a bid to hold communal campfires in public spaces throughout the city.

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  • How Does the Public Understand ‘Best Before’ Dates?
    Sunset Solutions – Tree Planting, Care & Retention
    Victoria-Fraserview Green Engagement Initiative
    False Creek Water Quality
    Food waste: Educate to mitigate
    Shared Boundaries
    Omniate
    Fence³ (F³)
    De-Reconstruction
    Capra Tilapia
    The Success of Pacific Herring Net Deployment in False Creek
    Jericho Beach Gold Rush – Pursuit of the elusive forage fish
    Expanding Leisure
    Metro Vancouver
    Smarter Parking
    Using artificial intelligence to help Vancouver utilize its existing parking resources more efficiently.
    Northeast False Creek
    Building for Biodiversity
    Enhancing Northeast False Creek’s intertidal biodiversity through shoreline design.
    Metro Vancouver
    LAP – WHAT? HOW? WHY? ENJOY!
    A non-digital marketing strategy to increase awareness and engagement of the Leisure Access Program.
    Mount Pleasant, Vancouver
    Watson St. Whatever the Weather
    A public space created for community connections year round.
    Renfrew-Collingwood, Vancouver
    Equity in Leisure Accessibility
    Expand options, market awareness and remove barriers to increase leisure access use and achieve equity in the widening gap between income and affordability.
    Yaletown Roundhouse
    A Simple Practice, Skip the Plastic
    Research-based solutions for overcoming barriers to reusable bag usage.
    Vancouver
    Creating a Zero Waste Vancouver
    Strategies for plastic bag reduction and waste diversion in community centres.
    Killarney Community Centre
    Achieving Zero Waste: Testing the slogan ‘Choose to Reuse’
    Testing the effectiveness of the slogan “Choose to Reuse” at Killarney Community Centre.
    Vancouver
    It’s Inexcusable Be Reusable
    Shifting consumer preferences for bringing a reusable drink container and helping them in their push to reduce the number of single-use items consumed by the city on a day to day basis.
    False Creek
    False Creek Herring
    Formal data collection and best management practices for increasing herring spawning in False Creek.
    Vancouver
    Choose to Reuse (Cool Cup Project)
    Barriers and opportunities to reducing single-use cold cups in restaurants.
    Vancouver
    Zero Paper Cups
    A video promoting the use of reusable cups.
    Vancouver
    Environmental Education at Community Centres
    Understanding environmental education and programming offered at each community centre.
    False Creek Shoreline
    Rock’n Shorelines, Happy Seaweed
    Assessing rockweed in False Creek to help restore natural urban ecosystems.
    Vancouver Bike Routes
    Improving Urban Cycling
    Collecting user feedback on safety and comfort of Vancouver's bike routes.
    Vancouver
    Rewild Vancouver
    A wilderness recovery strategy that aims to educate and empower Vancouver’s residents to help the built environment work more closely with the natural environment.
    Tower Beach Trail
    Guided Mindfulness Walk
    Increasing awareness about the benefits of natural settings for mental well-being.
    Vancouver
    Paths to Sustainability in the Iranian Community
    An investigation of the challenges and possibilities for including the Iranian community in the city's sustainability efforts.
    Community Centres
    Rewilding Vancouver
    Understanding and promoting environmental education programming through community centres.
    Vancouver
    Put Waste in its Place
    An initiative to reduce single-use items by encouraging restaurant patrons to bring reusable containers.
    Vancouver Bike Routes
    Motivation for Movement
    An investigation into barriers and facilitators to youth cycling in Vancouver.
    Kitsilano Shoreline
    Birds, Barks & Boats
    Spatial analysis of marine bird communities and recreational disturbances along the Kitsilano shoreline.
    Vancouver
    Mugshots for Sustainability
    A social media campaign raising awareness of the negative impacts of single-use cups.
    Vancouver
    Do You Really Need That Steak?
    Determining which form of advertising provokes greater engagement around the consumption of red meat.
    Cambie Bridge
    Patio Jams
    An interactive music space for people to connect and feel uplifted.
    Cambie Bridge
    Connect Fort
    A large scale blanket fort that is a space for all ages to meet, connect and play.
    Cambie Bridge
    City Gone Wild
    An educational installation to show the potential of underutilized urban spaces to enhance biodiversity.
    Cambie Bridge
    ChalkTalks
    Bringing art and engagement to an underutilized space in the form of public chalkboards.
    Across Vancouver
    Buddy Up!
    A community board designed to share skills and interests for a more collective Vancouver.
    Grandview-Woodland
    East Van Skill Share Fair
    Connecting individuals and building a more self-reliant community.
    Imagination Zone
    Umbrella Taxi
    Modelling friendly citizen behaviour and engaging Vancouverites in whimsical conversation.
    Imagination Zone
    Food Recovery Project
    Revealing Vancouver’s food recovery resources.
    Mount Pleasant
    Street Art
    Fostering connections and reimagining public space through collaborative community art.
    The Lauren
    Ask Lauren
    Community concierge pilot project creating vertical communities in apartment buildings.
    Creekside Park, Science World Plaza
    placeLAB
    An innovative experiment in placemaking.
    Vancouver
    Urban Campfire
    Urban Campfire is a bid to hold communal campfires in public spaces throughout the city.
    Woodwards & Science World
    BikeLab: Bike Repair Stations
    Bringing bike repair stations to the streets of Vancouver.
    McAuley Park
    Reimagine Your Park
    Engaging and activating orphaned greenspaces in Vancouver.