Calgarians Participate in… #dayinthelifeyyc

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mC:t    2015.03.25    #dayinthelifeyyc

On March 12, 2015 CBC Calgary put out the call for Calgarians to document their day through photographs and video clips all under the hashtag #dayinthelifeyyc. As planners, designers, architects and Calgarians ourselves, what better way to design for the people through understanding the people. For only one day, we can experience Calgary through the eyes of complete strangers allowing us to view our city in a new light.

From the north-west to the south-east and the north-east to the south-west, from morning till night, during work or free time, tons of Calgarians took a moment or a second out of their day to become part of the discussion.

MakeCalgary previously discussed “The Digital Enviromnent: The Day in the life of a Student,” which can be found by clicking the link, is a supplementary article about the daily routine of architectural students. Students whom are aiming to understand the city and its characteristics and identity.

If you missed the event or didn’t hear about it, click on any of these links below which will lead you to the outpouring of images sent to support the event. As well the images seen below are snapshots from the day itself.

 

 

Direct CBC Sources:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/day-in-the-life-yyc-see-the-city-from-the-perspective-of-calgarians-1.3004132

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/day-in-the-life-yyc-best-of-your-evening-1.3000204

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/day-in-the-life-yyc-best-of-your-afternoon-1.2999350

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/day-in-the-life-yyc-your-best-photos-1.2991616

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/day-in-the-life-yyc-here-s-what-we-want-to-see-1.2985654

Other Sources Supporting the Event:

http://calgary.citynewsline.ca/news/day-in-the-life-yyc-best-of-your-afternoon

http://calgary.cityandpress.com/node/9241090

https://wnewsnetwork.com/canada/calgary/2015/03/20/day-in-the-life-yyc-see-the-city-from-the-perspective-of-calgarians/384416

https://www.facebook.com/CalgaryReads/posts/10152905527511461

 

 

While I personally didn’t participate in the event on March 12, 2015 and am a little late, here is my #dayinthelifeyyc.

The day of SV
Morning- View over Southland Station; Day-Laser cutting to make a model; Evening-Some R&R with sparkling wine and an episode of Friends

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