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The Living Labs initiative aims to support projects which engage community members of Pointe-Saint-Charles and students through a living laboratory method. This provides students opportunities for experiential learning while collaborating on meaningful projects that embrace sustainability and community action.

We are thrilled to announce that The Sustainability Action Fund and the Office of Community Engagement at Concordia University have formed a partnership to support student leadership in community-based sustainability projects at Bâtiment 7.

Bâtiment 7 is a heritage industrial site located on former CN lands at the southernmost tip of Pointe St. Charles. The site is emerging as a unique model of collectively governed, citizen-led urban design project and home to 16 locally-led community initiatives. The site is also home to an anchored Concordia presence that supports and coordinates the emergence of student involvement, research and programming.

Info and Ideation Session

September 17, 2019 - 3 – 5 p.m.
Centre for Teaching and Learning, Room FB-620, 6th floor

At this session, you will be able to learn more about the initiative and begin the brainstorming process. You will be encouraged to work alongside others to start a project that will be implemented throughout the next year! Already have a project idea? Great! Bring it with you for discussion. Light snacks will be provided!


The FB Building can be accessed via a ramp with slight incline. The Centre for Teaching and Learning is accessible via elevator. Furniture in the Centre is modular and can be rearranged as needed. There are gender-binary washrooms on the same floor, equipped with wheelchair-accessible stalls. Please contact us if you have accessibility needs or if you have accessibility-related questions.

Contact us

Alex Megalas, Program & Communications Coordinator
514-848-2424 ext. 4893

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