Haida film wins at VIFF

Haida feature film, Edge of the Knife, won Best Canadian film and Best BC Film at the Vancouver Film Festival this month.

The brain child of Indigenous Community Planning Program's director, Dr. Leonie Sandercock, the film is garnering attention throughout Canada and the USA.

Jon Frantz, former SCARP masters student, produced the film.

An article in The Georgia Straight talks about the film here.

New undergrad course on Smart Cities January 2019

Cities are being repaidly transformed by information technology and socio-economic innovation. This is led by a massive growth in citizen generated data and the internet of things.

PLAN 341 "Smart Cities: Concepts, Methods and Design" will explore emerging theorgy, methods and framworks for understanding the field of "Smart Cities.

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Participants in PLAN 545: Barcelona Planning Studio included UBC students at SCARP, SALA, Civil Engineering and Architecture Students from the Barcelona School of Architecture






The Barcelona Planning Studio:
Analyzing Public Life Data

How can planners, architects, and engineers use public life data to improve the everyday use of our cities? What are the methods for analyzing public life data and how can the collection of this data be put to the service of local residents and communities? Students considered these questions during the first two weeks of June 2019 as part of PLAN 545: The Barcelona...

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