Tag Archives: @walkingprojects

Danielle Bauer

Cygnus Group Communications Director Danielle Bauer is a dynamic communicator, passionate about technology, sustainable design, art and architecture, fascinated with the ways that design can impact the human experience. Danielle joined Cygnus in 2008, responsible for strategic communications, marketing initiatives, knowledge programs, employee engagement and company culture, as well as special programs developing strong relationships […]

Michelle Fu

Michelle Fu, Junior Project Manager for Cygnus Group, relocated from Edmonton to Vancouver in 2005. She completed a BDes in Industrial Design from Emily Carr University, then worked as a freelance graphic designer, contributing to various independent publications. In 2008, she co-founded 221A Artist Run Centre; she is active in the non-profit society through exhibition […]

Luke Hallas

Cygnus Group Senior Designer, Luke Hallas brings a wealth of knowledge gained through his 12+ years as a designer across a variety of international experiences, honing his creative skills while working with some of the nation’s largest companies. Trained as an Industrial Designer, receiving his degree from the Swinburne National School of Design in Melbourne, […]

Sandy Wang

Research Assistant 2012 Nature in the City Sandy Wang is an M.Arch thesis student at the University of British Columbia, School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Before her studies at UBC Sandy graduated with a B.Des in Industrial Design from Emily Carr University of Art & Design. Over the past four years she has been […]

Aska Djikia

Research Assistant 2012 Project Coordinator 2012 Workshop Presenter Nature in the City Aska Djikia (a·ska jee·kee·yah) is a global mess of a child, having lived in five countries, and moved across continents three times, prompting the personal slogan, “home is where my ass is.” At the age of 17, she moved on her own from […]

Christine Carino

Planning Researcher 2012 Workshop Presenter Community and Transportation A San Diego native, born to First Generation Filipino immigrants, Christine Carino has embraced creative expression from a young age. Blessed with a great upbringing and possessing a strong work ethic, Christine ultimately wants to beautify cities; like all individuals, each city has the potential to thrive […]

Heritage or Not: A Guide to Architecture

We met Denis in the plaza in front of the Roundhouse Community Centre. He kindly gave us two hours of his time, despite being in the midst of an office crisis! I had met with Denis in his office the previous week and we had discussed his work on heritage preservation and his creations of […]

Madeleine Hebert

Wayfinding Research Assistant 2012 Madeleine has lived in British Columbia her whole life, from Prince George to Nanaimo to Victoria and most recently Vancouver. She enjoys outdoor activities and traveling, inspired by her childhood sailing and traveling around North and Central America with her family. She started University in Physics, and then branched out into […]

Walking, Mapping, Art-making, Workshop and Exhibition

Walking, Mapping, Art-Making Workshop and Exhibition Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden October, November 2011 During the spring of 2011, Catherine was asked by Garden Executive Director Kathy Gibler to create an innovative workshop designed specifically for youth aged 9 -12, an age group the Garden would like to increase creative engagement with. In memory […]

TedXKids@BC

Heart of the City Festival Downtown Eastside, Vancouver October 2011 Catherine was invited by the organizers of the Festival to contribute a walk in the neighbourhood. She proposed: My Fascinations With This Place, hosting a group of participants on a walk exploring the congruencies, juxtapositions, problematics and intersections of contemporary life and development in the […]

RAG Summer Camp

Richmond Art Gallery (RAG), summer day campers visit Yaletown: Yaletown, Vancouver July-August, 2011 Catherine hosted three groups during the summer of 2011, arriving from Richmond via the Canada Line train to spend the day discovering historic Yaletown sites and artifacts, as well as contemporary public art installed throughout the master-planned neighbourhood. Our explorations revealed the […]

Heart of the City

Heart of the City Festival Downtown Eastside, Vancouver October 2011 Catherine was invited by the organizers of the Festival to contribute a walk in the neighbourhood. She proposed: My Fascinations With This Place, hosting a group of participants on a walk exploring the congruencies, juxtapositions, problematics and intersections of contemporary life and development in the […]

Architectural Heritage

Youth Scavenger Hunt Pilot – Architectural Features

In preparation for our autumn Re-Imagining Wayfinding in Yaletown intergenerational series at the Roundhouse Community Centre, we invited youth to join Madeleine Hebert’s pilot walk for her scavenger hunt, an exercise that ties together wayfinding and architecture in Yaletown. Madeleine’s refined version will be presented to the public in her November 3rd 2012 workshop “Architectural […]

Youth Scavenger Hunt