The Smart City Game

Montréal, CA

A collaboration between the City of Montreal’s Smart City Office and Daily, this big scale game indexes a series of innovative urban initiatives for the smart city on an interactive map of Montreal.

Playing the City

The map works like a large-scale labyrinth game: players must coordinate to roll the ball from one point to another and try to reach different targets. When successful, a projection starts on the board, explaining one local innovation. This project was presented at an international conference and helped participants break the ice over as they roll their way through downtown Montreal.

Data Storytelling

Working with the city’s team, Daily collected and analyzed datasets from a number of Montreal’s public utilities and private companies in various industries: transport, culture, energy, artificial intelligence and entertainment. This collection of data fed the scenarios of the projection and allowed us to accurately highlight some local smart city initiatives.


    • This project was commissioned by the City of Montreal.
    • A project by Daily tous les jours
  • Creative Direction
    • Mouna Andraos
    • Melissa Mongiat
  • Strategy
    • Fady Atallah
  • Production
    • Irène Chaudouet
  • Interactive Direction
    • Pierre Thirion
  • Content Direction
    • Cécile Chandran
  • Graphic Design
    • Anne Ouellette
    • Bianca Su
  • Industrial Design
    • Dina Khalil
  • Motion Design
    • Simon Lagneau
  • Technical Direction
    • Émilie Bérubé
  • Translation
    • Michel Motard
    • Viola McGowan
  • Proofreading
    • Julie Le Floch
  • Electronic Development, Map Design and Manufacturing
    • Robocut Studio
  • iPad App Development
    • KFFEIN
  • Design and Technology Integration
    • HUB Studio
  • Furniture
    • Kermesse
  • Thank you
    • Everyone from the City of Montreal’s team, especially Yannick Roy, Marjolaine St-Arnaud, Isabelle Poulin and Isabelle Naël. Our partners InnoCité MTL, the Quartier de l’innovation, SAT, Capital Intelligent MTL, Teo Taxi, Element AI, IVADO, TechnoMTL, Hacking Health, Citoyens testeurs, Faire Montréal, Je fais Montréal, Benny Fab, Cité Mémoire, the Quartier des spectacles, Local Logic, the Laboratoire numérique urbain, CGMU and Géo-Trafic, and our intern Bianca Su.

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