Voilà! #1

Showcasing CityStudio Montreal’s Projects

FALL 2019

Organized for the first time on December 4, 2019 at Marché Bonsecours, the Voilà! event brought together more than 250 people from the university and municipal sectors to unveil the projects carried out as part of CityStudio Montreal’s pilot project.

Concordia University students had the opportunity to present the innovative solutions developed to address the 5 urban challenges identified by City employees and exchange with visitors.

In total, more than 30 projects were showcased on this occasion.

Three prizes were awarded to projects by a jury composed of Govind Gopakumar, professor of engineering at Concordia University, Violaine Des Rosiers, co-director of the Maison de l’innovation sociale, Mourtala Salha, team leader of the Entrepreneurship Directorate in the Economic Development Department and Claudia Atomei, social innovation consultant at Espaces temps.

Winning projects

OUTSTANDING CONCEPT PRIZE

Crédit photo : Charles-Olivier Bourque

“ROOTRADE : FINDING YOUR FOOD SOURCE”

This project exceeds expectations with its original approach and offers a new perspective on the challenge with an inspiring proposal.

  • Students : Oldri Kecaj et Lily Cowper
  • City of Montreal : Patrick Lozeau et Véronique Dufort, du Laboratoire d’innovation urbaine de Montréal
  • Professor : Carmela Cucuzzella
  • Department : Design et arts numérique
  • Course : DART 263-History and Theory of Design for sustainability
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EBBS & EDDIES : INCORPORATING NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT

This project embodies great hope as we look to the future and introduce innovation and creativity to current practice.

  • Students : Daniel Ercegovac, Dillan Cools, Francis Grenier, Jordan Langlois, Kristopher Adam Poteet and Michael Tomizzi
  • City of Montreal : Marina Fressancourt, Thomas Jasmin, Alessia Zarzani, Alexandre Guilbaud du Service de l’urbanisme et de la mobilité de la Division des plans et politiques
  • Professor : Silvano De La Llata
  • Department : Geography, Planning and Environment
  • Course : URBS 333-Urban Laboratory
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BEST CONTRIBUTION PRIZE

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

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ILLUMINATED NEIGHBORHOOD

The audience at the Voilà! showcase recognized this project for its contribution to a culture of innovation.

  • Students : Anastasia Statsenko and Patrizio McLelland
  • City of Montreal : Patrick Lozeau et Véronique Dufort, du Laboratoire d’innovation urbaine de Montréal
  • Professor : Carmela Cucuzzella
  • Department : Design et arts numérique
  • Course : DART 263-History and Theory of Design for sustainability
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SILVANO DE LA LLATA

The jury gave a special mention to Silvano de la Llata, assistant Professor, Geography Planning & The Environment, Concordia University.

SPECIAL MENTION