Projects

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.

BIOPOLIS: The Card Game - Summer 2017
An exciting card game centered around biodiversity and fun! Description We were tasked with tackling a Biodiversity issue in the Arbutus Corridor and when visiting …

BIOPOLIS: The Card Game – Summer 2017

Sam the Salmon’s Ravine Quest - Summer 2017
A fun, place-based, experiential learning resource in the form of a quest. Description We created a fun, place-based, experiential learning resource in the form of …

Sam the Salmon’s Ravine Quest – Summer 2017

Public Spaces Documentary - Spring 2017
A documentary project for the Downtown Places & Spaces Strategy. Description We collaborated with Thomas Daley to create a series of documentary shorts in order …

Public Spaces Documentary – Spring 2017

I Heart Dunbar - Spring 2017
An exercise in bolstering disaster preparedness through neighbourhood pride and connectedness. Description Supporting the development of connected communities is one of the most important measures …

I Heart Dunbar – Spring 2017

A Home for Everyone: The Densifiers - Spring 2017
Using mental mapping to create positive notions of high density living. Description “A Home For Everyone – The Densifiers” was created with the aim of …

A Home for Everyone: The Densifiers – Spring 2017

Intergeneration Collaboration - Spring 2017
Pairing seniors and youth for mentorship and connection. Description This report is part of a project by Langara College students, as part of a partner …

Intergeneration Collaboration – Spring 2017

Pop-Up Neighbourhoods Case Study - Spring 2017
An examination of the social impacts of constructing new, high-density neighbourhoods like Marine Gateway. Description We started with the Healthy City Strategy: Being and Feeling …

Pop-Up Neighbourhoods Case Study – Spring 2017

Fixed Gear - Spring 2017
Fixed Gear: An Adventure in Resilient Community Planning uses the bike as a tool for a new realm of social and civic engagement and activism …

Fixed Gear – Spring 2017

Uglilicious: No Waste, Great Taste - Spring 2017
  Ugilicious is raising awareness of food waste by using unsold produce to create nutritious snacks and meals. Description An alarming 40% of all food …

Uglilicious: No Waste, Great Taste – Spring 2017

Unused Terrain - ongoing until 2018
Unused Terrain is about identifying, mapping and activating vacant land to increase social capital. Description It is estimated that there are over 300 vacant sites …

Unused Terrain – ongoing until 2018

Branching Out - Spring 2017
Branching Out is a citizen science approach to monitoring Vancouver’s urban forests. Description The Vancouver Park Board is interested in increasing awareness about urban forests …

Branching Out – Spring 2017

Upcycled Design - Fall 2016
An exciting card game centered around biodiversity and fun! Description In collaboration with the Upcycled Design Project and the Vancouver Economic Commission, students developed furniture …

Upcycled Design – Fall 2016