UBC

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.

Pollinator Friendly Boulevards

0.0/5

This project will establish pollinator gardens within boulevard spaces. It will include informational...

Boulevard in a Box

0.0/5

Boulevard in a Box offers a unique opportunity for community engagement. Through flyers...

Liveable Streets

0.0/5

A model that seeks to improve the way Vancouver’s streets look, function, and...

Herring of False Creek: Small But Mighty

0.0/5

Out team has created infographics on the history of false creek and it’s...

Rental Unit Emissions Report Card: Helping Renters Reduce their Carbon Footprint

0.0/5

Our project supports the City of Vancouver's efforts to reduce carbon emissions by...

Leisure Access Program

0.0/5

Our program mainly focuses on solving the problems of the Leisure Access Program...

Visualizing Climate Action

0.0/5

Visualizing Climate Action targets Vancouverites’ values by installing displays in Vancouver’s most scenic...

Vancouver Climate Passports

0.0/5

Paper and online passports that walk residents through how they can get involved...

Call For Art

0.0/5

Water is fundamental to our urban identity and deserves to be celebrated. This...

Green Rainwater City Microgrants

0.0/5

Our Green Rainwater Microgrant project provides an opportunity for specific local communities, both...

DANCEITY

0.0/5

A proposed multi-storey multi-function community complex surrounded by mid-density housing to upgrade the...

Vancouver’s First Potential Bicycle Playground

0.0/5

Our project highlights the importance of implementing a bicycle playground in the City...

Whyther: The Why, the How, and the What To Do Behind Vancouver Weather

0.0/5

Whyther is an informative app meant to connect climate change to weather events...

Feel the Heat?

0.0/5

Feel the Heat? developed innovative policy solutions to protect Vancouver tenants during extreme...

Datadigm

0.0/5

Datadigm aims to revolutionize how we engage with the public by providing a...

Water in Vancouver StoryMap

0.0/5

Water in Vancouver is an interactive website that allows users to learn about...

UpMove

0.0/5

UpMove identifies ways in which the Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation can...

Preserving Vancouver’s Intertidal Zone

0.0/5

We worked to produce a body of data that begins the task of...

Combatting Heat Using Public Art

0.0/5

Through the use of curated public art installations, this project aims to reduce...

The Cooling Car

0.0/5

The Cooling Car project is a mobile heat response unit that seeks to...

Herring Heroes

0.0/5

Our project monitors the spawning of Pacific Herring at False Creek. Our group...

Life in False Creek: Herring Spawning 2022

0.0/5

We built, deployed, and monitored herring nets while sampling water conditions in False...

Green Revitalization in Vancouver’s Chinatown

0.0/5

This project aims to highlight the sensitive balance between urban greening and green...

Restoring Musqueam Watershed

0.0/5

An exploration of landscape design strategies through a portion of the Musqueam Watershed,...

Informobility

0.0/5

How would you vote on HUBBUB if you didn’t have sufficient access to...

Equitable Green Interventions for False Creek South

0.0/5

South False Creek put Vancouver on the map for its innovative green planning,...

Navigate Broadway

0.0/5

The temporary bus stops created to accommodate the construction of the Broadway Subway...

Green Rainwater Infrastructure in the Sunset Community

0.0/5

Our project is to understand residents' attitudes towards the green rainwater infrastructure (GRI)...

Wheel Change Makers

0.0/5

A youth-led biking community that reduces barriers to bike resources and information through...

The Accessibility Toolkit

0.0/5

We developed a framework/toolkit to integrate accessibility and inclusion into the internal culture...

Clean Cooking with Electricity

0.0/5

Burning gas for cooking is not only a threat to climate action but...

529 Garage: A comprehensive marketing strategy

0.0/5

529 Garage facilitates a community watch service for bike owners. 529 Garage is...

Columbia Market Gardens

0.0/5

A commemorative and pedagogical landscape design that integrates Alberta Street's proposed stormwater management...

Growing Green in Grandview-Woodland

0.0/5

A series of proposed core interventions to increase canopy cover on private and...

Resaturated

0.0/5

A proposed blueway corridor through a portion of the Norquay Village community, where...

Sense in Cents

0.0/5

To support events that build a sense of community, promote diversity, enhance the...

The Punjabi Market Community Zine

0.0/5

A zine showcasing stories of joy, resiliency, and everyday life in the Punjabi...

Accounting for Nature

0.0/5

A primer that directs the user on how to value the tangible and...

COVID-19 in Vancouver: Who’s Hurting?

0.0/5

A research project on the opportunities of expanding the Curb Side Patio Permit...

Stories of Victoria-Fraserview

0.0/5

A visual storytelling project that aims to amplify Victoria-Fraserview residents’ lived experiences through...

Roots to Resilience: A Community Engagement Framework

0.0/5

Our framework outlines an engagement process for building ongoing, trust-based relationships with the...

Reasonably Radical

0.0/5

A Climate Change Education Podcast is a new form of professional development for...

Project Tenantable Tents

0.0/5

Homeless persons deserve a dignified and habitable living experience in their transition out...

FridgeShare: Community Fridges For People to Exchange Food For Free

0.0/5

FridgeShare exists to address food insecurity and food waste through mutual-aid. A FridgeShare...

FoodWhere?

0.0/5

FoodWhere? centres on data from food assets for the Latin American community in...

Exploring our Roles

0.0/5

Exploring our Roles is an online conversation club for newcomers to look at...

2013 LFAP: Local Food Action Plan Literature Review

0.0/5

Students from UBC present their literature review for the Vancouver Park Board and...

How Does the Public Understand ‘Best Before’ Dates?

0.0/5

Sunset Solutions – Tree Planting, Care & Retention

0.0/5

Victoria-Fraserview Green Engagement Initiative

0.0/5

False Creek Water Quality

0.0/5

Food waste: Educate to mitigate

0.0/5

Shared Boundaries

0.0/5

Omniate

0.0/5

Fence³ (F³)

0.0/5

De-Reconstruction

0.0/5

Capra Tilapia

0.0/5

The Success of Pacific Herring Net Deployment in False Creek

0.0/5

Jericho Beach Gold Rush – Pursuit of the elusive forage fish

0.0/5

Expanding Leisure

0.0/5

Smarter Parking

0.0/5

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

Building for Biodiversity

0.0/5

Enhancing Northeast False Creek’s intertidal biodiversity through shoreline design.

LAP – WHAT? HOW? WHY? ENJOY!

0.0/5

A non-digital marketing strategy to increase awareness and engagement of the Leisure Access...

Watson St. Whatever the Weather

0.0/5

A public space created for community connections year round.

Equity in Leisure Accessibility

0.0/5

Expand options, market awareness and remove barriers to increase leisure access use and...

A Simple Practice, Skip the Plastic

0.0/5

Research-based solutions for overcoming barriers to reusable bag usage.

Creating a Zero Waste Vancouver

0.0/5

Strategies for plastic bag reduction and waste diversion in community centres.

Achieving Zero Waste: Testing the slogan ‘Choose to Reuse’

0.0/5

Testing the effectiveness of the slogan “Choose to Reuse” at Killarney Community Centre.

It’s Inexcusable Be Reusable

0.0/5

Shifting consumer preferences for bringing a reusable drink container and helping them in...

False Creek Herring

0.0/5

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

Choose to Reuse (Cool Cup Project)

0.0/5

Barriers and opportunities to reducing single-use cold cups in restaurants.

Zero Paper Cups

0.0/5

A video promoting the use of reusable cups.

Environmental Education at Community Centres

0.0/5

Understanding environmental education and programming offered at each community centre.

Rock’n Shorelines, Happy Seaweed

0.0/5

Assessing rockweed in False Creek to help restore natural urban ecosystems.

Improving Urban Cycling

0.0/5

Collecting user feedback on safety and comfort of Vancouver's bike routes.

Branching Out

0.0/5

Citizen science program enlisting the help of grade three students to collect data...

Rewild Vancouver

0.0/5

A wilderness recovery strategy that aims to educate and empower Vancouver’s residents to...

Guided Mindfulness Walk

0.0/5

Increasing awareness about the benefits of natural settings for mental well-being.

Paths to Sustainability in the Iranian Community

0.0/5

An investigation of the challenges and possibilities for including the Iranian community in...

Rewilding Vancouver

0.0/5

Understanding and promoting environmental education programming through community centres.

Put Waste in its Place

0.0/5

An initiative to reduce single-use items by encouraging restaurant patrons to bring reusable...

Motivation for Movement

0.0/5

An investigation into barriers and facilitators to youth cycling in Vancouver.

Birds, Barks & Boats

0.0/5

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

Mugshots for Sustainability

0.0/5

A social media campaign raising awareness of the negative impacts of single-use cups.

Do You Really Need That Steak?

0.0/5

Determining which form of advertising provokes greater engagement around the consumption of red...

Patio Jams

0.0/5

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

Connect Fort

0.0/5

A large scale blanket fort that is a space for all ages to...

City Gone Wild

0.0/5

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

ChalkTalks

0.0/5

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

Buddy Up!

0.0/5

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

East Van Skill Share Fair

0.0/5

Connecting individuals and building a more self-reliant community.

Lighter Footprint

0.0/5

Ambassador program that equips neighbours to collectively lower their ecological footprint.

Umbrella Taxi

0.0/5

Modelling friendly citizen behaviour and engaging Vancouverites in whimsical conversation.

Food Recovery Project

0.0/5

Revealing Vancouver’s food recovery resources.

Imagination Zone

0.0/5

Five experiments in art and engagement in Northeast False Creek.

Street Art

0.0/5

Fostering connections and reimagining public space through collaborative community art.

Ask Lauren

0.0/5

Community concierge pilot project creating vertical communities in apartment buildings.

placeLAB

0.0/5

An innovative experiment in placemaking.

Urban Campfire

0.0/5

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

BikeLab: Bike Repair Stations

0.0/5

Bringing bike repair stations to the streets of Vancouver.

Reimagine Your Park

0.0/5

Engaging and activating orphaned greenspaces in Vancouver.