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PLAN 211 students showcase projects at Vancouver City Hall
Public life in Barcelona is vibrant, colourful, and diverse. Yet it is also contested, and many residents perceive that public spaces are under threat from the growing tourism economy, gentrification, commercialization and commodification.
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.
B.C. tourism operators fear damage to industry after two summers of smoke and wildfire
SCARP PhD student Jeremy Stone was quoted in a Globe and Mail article about the effect of wildfires on the tourism industry. Stone, who has researched the economic resilience of businesses to disaster, said that damage to B.C.’s brand could be costly.
Globe and Mail
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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Important - Change of Venue
SCARP ICP Presentations
To our students, families and partners,
Due to unforeseen circumstances - the venue of this Friday's SCARP-Indigenous Community Planning concentration end of the year event has changed.
Time - same as before - 8:30 am start.
UBC Applied Science is hosting its largest showcase of the year – Design and Innovation Day – on April 5, 2018 at the Vancouver Campus! The showcase will feature senior design and research projects across Engineering, Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Community and Regional Planning and Nursing.
Come and learn about science and technology through a variety of fun and exciting projects!
Thursday, April 5