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.
UpMove identifies ways in which the Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation can...
An EDI Driven program that brings to light the untold Indigenous histories of...
A non-digital marketing strategy to increase awareness and engagement of the Leisure Access...
A public space created for community connections year round.
The Lounge is an alley activation project that aims to provide people of...
Expand options, market awareness and remove barriers to increase leisure access use and...
This project is a collaboration- and project-based approach to digital media production.
Research and recommendations for a safe sharp disposal education campaign.
Looking at Public Space through the Lenses of Our Citizens.
A walking tour showcasing neighborhood resilience to new-comers.
Calling non-indigenous students to Truth and Reconciliation action.
An app supporting renters through the rental journey to build resiliency.
An affordable parklet template for local businesses to foster community connections.
A social enterprise beauty salon designed to empower immigrant beauticians.
Raising awareness of food waste by using unsold produce to create nutritious meals.
Using mental mapping to create positive notions of high density living.
A social media campaign to combat negative attitudes towards transit in Vancouver.
Transforming the underbelly of Skytrain stations using vertical pallet gardens.
Assessing bike routes for an assisted-cycling program.
Short films in support of the 529 Garage bike recovery service.
Materials to encourage citizen participation in the 2018 municipal election.
Designing physical interventions to keep things cool in the DTES.
A service that provides local businesses with personalized continuity plans to recover from...
A platform that optimizes the way parents explore, compare and arrange care for...
Empowering creative freelancers to find work and build relationships using an online job...
Strengthening workplace communication and interactions that foster wellbeing.
A modern take on increasing political knowledge and participation amongst low-income households.
Increasing awareness about the benefits of natural settings for mental well-being.
Increasing Indigenous votership and political involvement in Vancouver.
Engaging the Dunbar community in emergency preparedness.
Providing a framework for solving public urination in Downtown Vancouver.
A people-based approach to resiliency and emergency preparedness.
Building the foundation to a resilient neighbourhood.
An exercise in bolstering disaster preparedness through neighbourhood pride and connectedness.
An interactive music space for people to connect and feel uplifted.
A large scale blanket fort that is a space for all ages to...
Bringing art and engagement to an underutilized space in the form of public...
A community board designed to share skills and interests for a more collective...
Bringing free, playable pianos to public spaces in Vancouver.
Welcoming and including homeless citizens in neighbourhoods outside of the Downtown Eastside.
Connecting individuals and building a more self-reliant community.
Revealing Vancouver’s food recovery resources.
Urban furniture activated with public art.
TeaTalk is a mobile tea-serving cart that offers space for conversation and social...
Fostering connections and reimagining public space through collaborative community art.
Encouraging and facilitating outdoor learning inspired by the Park Board's Rewilding Vancouver strategy.
Community concierge pilot project creating vertical communities in apartment buildings.
An innovative experiment in placemaking.
Urban Campfire is a bid to hold communal campfires in public spaces throughout...
Introducing shared public firepits on Vancouver beaches.
Exploring social sustainability and geographies of social inclusion in the city.
Possibilities for public space in Vancouver's West End.
An interactive light up bike and walk way that integrates art into active...