We work with city-builders, planners, governments, museums, activists, artists and citizens using a broad palette of methods. Here’s what we have been up to:

Granville Island workshop
Granville Island 2040
Land Use Vision Plan
HOOPP workshop
Happiness, health and shareholder value
A workshop with the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
BPP workshop
Happy village principles for Cypress Village
Workshop with British Pacific Properties
Illustrated Plan
Recommendations for Ecopolitan
Wellbeing audit of a new community plan.
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Wellbeing principles for British Land
Helping improve wellbeing through the UK's largest portfolio of commercial real estate development.
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Happy City Workshop at the 23rd Congress for the New Urbanism
Happy City and PlaceMakers, LLC helped CNU members explore lessons on the urban design and wellbeing connection, and their implications for the CNU Charter.
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Happy City Workshop with the Centre for Civic Governance
Helping municipal leaders build happiness into British Columbia communities
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Mexico City Happy City neighbourhood audit
An urban investigation with Laboratorio para la Ciudad, Government of Mexico City
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Happy, healthy cities workshop
Designing for urban health with the World Health Organization
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BMW Guggenheim Lab
Interdisciplinary urban laboratory project of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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Happy City: The Book
Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design
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Editable urbanism
Investigating urban design and pro-social behaviour with Futurewise
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The Happy City experiment
Charles Montgomery at TEDx Vancouver
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Testing, Testing
Measuring psychophysiological effects of public space with the BMW Guggenheim Lab
Photo: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Love night
Designing an environment for social trust with the BMW Guggenheim Lab
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Upcycled urbanism
A participatory design + build project with Museum of Vancouver
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Building happiness in new cities
New Cities Summit, King Abdullah Economic City
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Happiness and urban design in Victoria
Workshop with the Capitol Regional District, Victoria
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Reportage
Selected published essays and journalism
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Building Happiness
Contribution to Connected Worlds, book of urban solutions published by British Telecom
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Mailbox of the future
Ideation for Canada Post/Hotspex
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Pinetree Way revitalization: ideation
Consulting for ISL Engineering/City of Coquitlam