Nest

Posted by on Sep 13, 2014 in projects
Nest

Nest By Kim Cooper & Marten Sims Creekside Community Centre Garden, False Creek Seawall, Vancouver, B.C. September to December, 2014 Nest showcases a unique blend from Vancouver’s rich Design, Arts, Engagement and Ecological sectors. It is designed to be both sculptural and functional: providing seawall pedestrians and neighbourhood residents with a beautifully crafted object; by […]

Mobile Civic renewal Lab Jam

Posted by on Mar 22, 2014 in nerd jam, nerd news
Mobile Civic renewal Lab Jam

Join Vancouver Design Nerds and The Civic Renewal Lab at The HiVE for a Jam with the aim of creating a mobile Civic Renewal Lab. RSVP: www.mobilelab.eventbrite.ca Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1pjgYDo More information to come. In the meantime, don’t miss our Community Cinema event at SFU Woodwards on Monday the 24th of March:  

Community Cinema: ‘Design & Thinking’ documentary screening + salon

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in nerd news
Community Cinema: ‘Design & Thinking’ documentary screening + salon

  Community Cinema: Design & Thinking documentary screening + salon March 24, 2014 7:00pm (doors open 6:30pm) Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St. Vancouver, BC Film ‘Design & Thinking’ is a documentary that links commonalities between business, design, social change-makers, and citizens in the profoundly ambiguous 21st century. Watch […]

Open Jam 2014

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in nerd jam, nerd news
Open Jam 2014

  You have 90 seconds to pitch an idea for creative collaboration. Come one! Come all! Our third Jam of 2014 is as open as the sky. If you have a collaborative project you are working on or thinking about starting, come out and pitch it to the group. You will have about 90 seconds […]

Let’s Make THIS Happen, community forum and Jam

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in nerd jam
Let’s Make THIS Happen, community forum and Jam

Let’s Make THIS Happen is a community forum and Jam to tackle poverty in Surrey. THIS stands for the four topics that we will address at the forum: Transportation, Housing, Income and Services. More details to follow. But in the meantime, mark your calenders. Thursday, November 7th 2013 | 9am–3:30pm Kwantlen University Conference Centre | […]

Connected Local Economics Jams

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in nerd jam
Connected Local Economics Jams

What makes a thriving economy that builds connections between people and the places they live? Please join us for an engaging and interactive evening with economist, attorney, and award-winning author MICHAEL H. SHUMAN. Mr. Shuman will share his thoughts on economic development as practiced today, and will set out an alternative set of principles and […]

Summer Neighbour Jam

Posted by on May 12, 2013 in nerd jam
Summer Neighbour Jam

Register www.neighbourjam.eventbrite.com Project Context Have you ever felt weird about not knowing much about the people who sleep a few metres from you? The Nerds are kicking-off summer by Jamming on innovative ways to use our hallways, courtyards, streets, parks and community talent to get to know one another better. Open Jam* format: Come with […]

MOV Youth Council / Public Space Prototypes: 800 block

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in nerd jam
MOV Youth Council / Public Space Prototypes: 800 block

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) Youth Council is a group of 12 students from schools across the Metro Vancouver region who are currently undertaking an 8 week program to learn about the MOV’s operations and programs from the inside out. Students were invited to experience a Jam that would introduce them to the importance of […]

Space Jam – Cultural Spaces in Vancouver

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in nerd jam
Space Jam – Cultural Spaces in Vancouver

Register www.spacejam.eventbrite.com Where 6:30–10pm / Friday 15 March, 2013 128 West Hastings, Vancouver, V6B 1G8 Intro What makes a thriving and accessible cultural scene in Vancouver? Join us for a Jam to define, nurture and envision ideas for a new cultural landscape in our city. Click the image below to download the Interactive Poster Background […]

Upcycled Urbanism – ‘Designing Together’ Kickoff Jam

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in nerd jam
Upcycled Urbanism – ‘Designing Together’ Kickoff Jam

RSVP: http://march3upcycledurbanism.eventbrite.com/ Have you ever wished you could redesign and rebuild part of Vancouver? Now is your chance. Upcycled Urbanism is a participatory design project that empowers you to reimagine Vancouver’s public spaces. Design and build prototypes in a team environment using modular blocks of polystyrene containing material salvaged from the construction of the Port […]