Imagine if our city could speak….

       what secrets would be revealed?


The AR Cité project (pronounced ‘our city’) brings together students, faculty and media professionals to design and create place-based Augmented Reality experiences.

The media vignettes we’ve created bring the neighbourhood’s culture and local history to life.

Students involved in creating the app have learned a wide range of valuable cutting-edge skills including:

  • Research
  • Design
  • Media Production
  • App development

Many more students are now using the AR Cité app to learn about our local heritage and the diverse peoples who inhabit the spaces around us.

Check out some of our work on this Vimeo showcase

Download the AR Cité app

The Origin Story

The mural is hard to miss.  A monumental portrait of Alanis Obomsawin, it’s a striking image, adorning an entire exterior

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Our creative process... stay tuned for more as the project advances