News and Features

Heather Campbell, a professor of Town and Regional Planning and an advisor in the Office of the Vice Chancellor at the University of Sheffield, has been named the new director of UBC's School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP). Her five-year appointment will begin on September 1, 2018.   One of the world’s foremost planning theorists, Campbell previously headed the...
Startup rolls into vehicle-sharing world with electric tricycles Metro News Sun Mar 4 2018 By: Wanyee Li Link to full text Metro News interviewed Alex Bigazzi, a civil engineering and (SCARP) transportation-planning professor at UBC, for an article about a Vancouver vehicle-sharing startup. “There is potentially a condition of too many of these services but...
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...
The Winter edition of the SCARP newsletter Newsbytes is hot off the press. Read all about it.
The theme of ENCOMPASS, the 2018 SCARP Student Symposium, is Broading the Scope of Planning. Encompass is about embracing unexpected connections and taking planning in new directions. At the 10th annual SCARP Symposium we gather inspiration from diverse sources, finding fresh ideas by looking within – and beyond – the traditional boundaries of planning. Come prepared to challenge assumptions,...

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