Yuri Artibise is a community engagement and communications specialist with a passion for urban planning, public participation and digital cultivation. . Through his Yurbanism brand, he explores the ‘Y’ of urbanism by sharing ways to make our cities more livable, community-oriented places one block at a time. He currently works with SFU Public Square as their External Projects and Communications Manager and is an elected director of the Co-operative Housing Federation of British Columbia.

Video Vancouver: The History of Summer Camps

Why Fear of Big Cities Led to the Creation of Summer Camps School’s out for summer, but why? Explore just why kids get the... Read More

Video Vancouver: Stand up for Public Space

Via UN-Habitat: In this lecture, Luisa Bravo, president of City Space Architecture, advocates for that public space in cities is a... Read More

Video Vancouver: The Chicken Coop

A resident of Fraserview in Vancouver discovers a country music link to one of the backyards in his neighbourhood. Read More

Video Vancouver: Transform Your City With Tactical Urbanism

Via Streetsfilms: If you’re a public space aficionado or transportation maven, one only needs to sign on to one of the various... Read More

Video Vancouver: Second Nature

Second Nature is a 20-minute documentary on Element team rider and budding landscape architect, Janne Saario of Finland. The short... Read More

Video Vancouver: The High Cost of Free Parking

Via Vox: Hidden parking rules hurt our cities. Will Chilton and Paul Mackie of Mobility Lab explain. Read More

Video Vancouver: Canuck and I

Meet Canuck – a wild crow who formed an unlikely bond with his human friend, Shawn. The mischievous crow has captured the hearts of... Read More

Video Vancouver: Happy Streets Living Labs

What is Happy Streets Living Lab? Join Happy Streets participant Amanda Leahy as she describes the experiment and how the different... Read More

Video Vancouver: LiDAR Data Dublin

This video shows LiDAR data for a portion of a study area in central Dublin. The initial 18 seconds demonstrates standard density... Read More

Video Vancouver: Bute Rhapsody

By small places: With the lines of buildings fixed, it can be a challenge to find space for public seating. Yet just south of Robson... Read More