On November 4, 2015, I helped organize a unique day of public engagement and placemaking as part of the SFU Public Square 2015 Community Summit: We The City. Together with HCMA Architecture + Design and Tilt Curiosity Labs, we hosted over 100 designers, architects, students and community members who took to the street of downtown Vancouver as part of TILT City, a day long creative exercise focused on engaging with the city around us and activating streetscapes.
Over the course of 8 hours, 12 teams were randomly assigned locations and challenge to temporarily transform spaces in the public realm. With limited budgets that ranged from $0–$100, each team spent the day collaborating to concoct, craft, and communicate their urban interventions! Here is a video overview of what happened: