We're working on building a parklet outside of the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood House, read more and help support!
Interior Design students at BCIT take on the upcycling of some challenging materials and come up with beautiful products ranging from furniture to lighting designs.
Join us for an outdoor BBQ to engage the community of Mount Pleasant around the design of a parklet in front of the Mount Pleasant Neighborhood House.
Katrina Prescott and Felix Böck are each founders of unique initiatives in Vancouver that aim to reduce the amount of disposable chopsticks going into our landfills. Read more to find out how their initiatives differ and how you can participate in each!
Dixie Hudson, an interior design instructor at the British Columbia Institute of Technology, is dedicated to teaching future designers all about the practice of upcycling. She accomplishes this goal with a hands-on approach, teaching students to upcycle by creating objects such as furniture, lighting fixtures and wreaths out of a variety of different waste materials. In this interview, we discuss projects of the past, present and future as well as why upcycling is becoming such an important practice in the field of design.
We teamed up with the Strathcona BIA to throw an event for 100 in 1 day Vancouver, a block party! We filled the space with music, art, and free upcycling activities!