The Wave Projects is an interdisciplinary non-profit organization founded in 2019, we focus on creating projects that result in people-place connections.
We utilize community design and digital marketing tools in our project planning process, working towards the greater goal of having place-led designed communities.
Adapting to Constant Change
Our approach to designing The Wave Projects is constantly adapting to the ongoing social, environmental and economic changes that affect our built and social environment. Our projects start by following the Lighter, Quicker, and Cheaper method implemented by Project for Public Spaces with the secured potential for future growth.
A Group of Passionate Professionals
CEO & Founder
Leading the team Joyce is a Chinese Woman Entrepreneur who is a foodie at heart and has a passion for community design and filmmaking! You will find Joyce involved in many cool projects and initiatives, advocating for her love for cultures, people, place and herself! She founded Lumi Studios and is currently working on bringing exciting initiatives fueling her love for Food and Place-making through The Waves Projects.
Community Designer & Project Manager
Co-managing and co-editing alongside Joyce, Mariam is an Egyptian Woman Community Designer who is passionate about urban planning, people and places. She’s articulate and eloquent in writing and strategic alignment and loves to get involved in interior design, architecture and place-making projects. Mariam loves creating connectedness by bettering the relationships of cities and their communities.
Event Marketing Specialist
In addition to working with The Waves Projects on Halifax Asian Food Festival, Clara is a marketing and communications specialist for a local start-up company where she’s helping them reach their utmost potential by exceeding 10x more revenue within her first 4 months.
Off the Eaten Path
Off The Eaten Path is Halifax’s Food Incubator, supporting food entrepreneurs looking for access to an affordable kitchen space, business training programs, a channel to grow their business sales and marketing strategy development.
Know Your Vaccine
Know Your Vaccine is an engaging, interactive and multi-lingual platform offering transparent, reliable and trusted vaccine information sourced directly from top health-care workers to underserved communities in Nova Scotia.
Inspired by Square Dance in China, we hope to bring a Halifax version of ‘Square Dance’ - Dancing Plaza Initiative, an all-age friendly outdoor activity that invites communities to dance together in public spaces.
EMBRACE is a video series exploring deep ties of Nova Scotia and focuses on community led-businesses showing people and products behind local brands that make up the character and feel of the province. The purpose of EMBRACE is to create a strong sense of community by showcasing how Nova Scotians are addressing global issues LOCALLY through their businesses.