Case Study – Zusha! National Road Safety Campaign

The Zusha! National Road Safety Campaign aims to reduce road accidents by encouraging passengers in PSVs (Public Service Vehicles) to speak out directly to their drivers against reckless driving. It has three main components: 1) Distribution of Zusha! safety stickers in PSVs 2) A media campaign delivered through radio, billboards, social media, newspaper advertisements, editorials,... Continue Reading →

Case Study- Placemaking Nairobi

Placemaking Nairobi is an organisation that brings together creative groups in Nairobi to get involved in placemaking schemes. Their most successful program is the annual ‘Placemaking Week’ that is held in Nairobi. The website describes it as “a week-long event that celebrates Nairobi’s public spaces and community-led activities which are revolutionising the use and experience... Continue Reading →

Case Study – Making Cities Together

The Kenya-based organisation Making Cities Together has run placemaking schemes for courtyards, a street and a park in Nairobi. The first project focused on streets in Korogocho and partnered with Hoperaisers to reclaim streets and public spaces in Nairobi. With the focus on young people in Korogocho, the project sought to reclaim public space for... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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