Research for urban design and environment.
elementslab is an applied research group in the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. The lab develops methods and tools of measured visualizations for public engagement in community planning & design.
Community Energy and Emissions Solutions
elementslab researchers iterate and measure series of ‘what-if’ urban form experiments from 2020 to 2050 that test alternative energy and emissions reducing policy, code and behavioural interventions.
UD Co-Spaces is an interactive urban design public engagement tool that integrates a touch-table work surface with live-updated 3D visualizations and an indicators dashboard.