Living Labs

Taught by Professor John Robinson, the Sustainability Office and other departments act as clients for an upper year course to create and work on projects with students, giving them experience with real-world sustainability projects on campus.

ENV461/1103 (Fall 2018): The U of T campus as a living lab of sustainability

Updates to ongoing projects will be made here.
Water Conservation Project at Trinity College: A Rainwater Harvesting Proposal for the Rooftop Garden at North Munk
Xiuyi Wang, Daniel Jubas-Malz, Sam Slisarenko, Mathilde Siderius, Richelle Haynes
Client: Trinity College


A Post-Occupancy Evaluation of the Sidney Smith Student Commons
Min Ah Kim, Harpreet Chohan, Ting-Hsuan Sally King, Michelle Chia, Lauren Tom
Client: Faculty of Arts and Science


Huron-Sussex Laneway Housing: A Net-Positive Community
Andrew Figueiredo, Harrison Gray, Kira James, Perlina Lim, Ria Perrault, Amy Yang
Client: Campus & Facilities Planning


Pre-Occupancy Evaluation of the Physical Geography Building
Craig Klomp, Hillary Kwok, Joanne Lau and Ru Yap
Client: Facilities & Services


Sustainability Office: Engagement Plan & Recommendations
Megan Schmieder, Farida Abdelmeguied, Noor Fatima, Abir Ali, Gurdeep Kang
Client: Sustainability Office, Facilities & Services


Sustainable Building Design Standards
Christopher Ford, Etiosa Igbinakenzua, Junior Osei Wireko, Mbonella Phiri-Nkomo
Client: Campus & Facilities Planning