Vcity is a project developed in the LIRIS Lab. The LIRIS is a joint research unit to CNRS (UMR 5205), INSA Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Université Lumière Lyon 2 and Ecole Centrale de Lyon. Its main scientific research area is Computer Science and, more generally, Information Technologies.

The central issue of the Vcity project is the management of heterogeneous urban data. This project is jointly managed by database BD and Origami .