About CityStudio Vancouver

CityStudio Vancouver is an innovation hub that brings together city staff, students, faculty and community to co-create experimental projects that make Vancouver more sustainable, liveable, joyful, and inclusive.

CityStudio Vancouver aims to shift the way students, City staff, faculty and community members work together to co-create solutions for our city.

Mision

Our vision is for sustainable, equitable,
and joyful cities where youth around the
world are deeply engaged in problem-
solving and civic leadership.

Vision

Our mission is to innovate and
experiment with the ways cities are
co-created, while teaching students the
skills needed to succeed in today’s
economy and inspire action in the
community and government.

How we work

CityStudio Vancouver is an innovation hub, founded together with SFU and the City of Vancouver, where city staff, students, faculty and community work together to design experimental projects that make Vancouver more sustainable, liveable, joyful, and inclusive.

Conven City Staff
Once a year we convene City staff to identify and develop project concepts that further Vancouver’s strategic aims.
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Match Projects with Schools
We match these projects with courses at our partner schools, ensuring a strong fit between city needs and faculty expertise.
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Design Projects Together
As part of their coursework, students work together with City staff to co-create pilot projects for the benefit of community.
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Launch Projects in Public
Final projects are launched by students as experiments and pilot projects in the community to test what works.
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Share and Scale Projects
The results are presented at HUBBUB, a celebratory showcase where students, City staff, citizens and elected officials connect to make these solutions permanent.
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