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Plan 211 Student Team Awarded 3rd Place at HUBBUB

 


PLAN 211 Student Team Awarded 3rd Place at HUBBUB

Team ‘Alley RRRATs’ from PLAN 211 was awarded with 3rd place—among 19 other student groups from UBC, SFU, BCIT, Langara, and Emily Carr—at the 13th HUBBUB event on Friday December 6th 2019.

Held biannually at Vancouver City Hall, HUBBUB is organized by CityStudio Vancouver as a showcase event featuring student-created innovative solutions derived through coursework and in collaboration with the City of Vancouver.

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.

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SCARP Student Kevin Luzong gives his contribution to the UBC/Rogers Smart Cities Ideation Challenge on how 5G and other technologies could be used to address real-world municipal problems identified by the City of Kelowna.

 

 

CREATING A SMARTER CITY FROM HOME

Physical distancing due to COVID-19 poses many new challenges for us as a society. But these challenges also present fresh opportunities for collaboration and creativity. One recent example is a virtual event involving students at the University of British Columbia, who got together (via Microsoft Teams) to explore the unprecedented power of 5G technology to improve urban life.
 

The 34 students had signed up...

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