Case Study – Korogocho Streetscapes Urban Laboratory

Korogocho Streetscapes aims to engage youth in the urban transformation process by undertaking placemaking schemes in Kenya. Activities including Talking Walls, sport activities on the street, pop-up music events and Open Streets allow young people to be involved in the development of their local public spaces. Korogocho Streetscapes describes itself as an urban laboratory that... Continue Reading →


What is Placemaking? Placemaking is a method of designing public spaces through community engagement. It operates on the philosophy of ‘places not designs’ and uses interactive sessions to discover the needs, aspirations and views of citizens during the processes of planning, designing and maintain public spaces. This is a really innovative approach to urban planning... Continue Reading →

Case Study- Nairobi Visualisation Travel Map

Students and researchers at the University of Nairobi, the Centre for Sustainable Urban Development at Columbia University and the Civic Data Design Lab at MIT worked together to produce a new map of the public travel routes across the city. The new visualisation was created after collecting data by carrying mobile phones and GPS devices... Continue Reading →

Case Study – Youth4PublicTransport Global Transport Hackathon Montreal 2017

Youth For Public Transport (Y4PT) Foundation, with the support of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) aims to promote the organization of local transport hackathons around the world. By combining the “best of boundless human creativity and the benefits of current information and communications technologies” in collaborative environments, the Y4PT aims to advance the... Continue Reading →

Case Study- Transport Systems Catapult ‘Visualisation Laboratory’

The TSC ‘Visualisation Laboratory’ uses virtual reality technology to promote innovation surrounding the problems with the UK’s transport network. This is through allowing businesses to shape new products in line with the pre-existing infrastructure in addition to addressing the environmental issues. The ‘Visualisation Laboratory’ is in Milton Keynes, UK and open to all members of... Continue Reading →

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