Case Study – Storytelling Workshops in Nairobi

These videos (Culture and Hygiene & Matatu Story Table 5)  are the result of a community storytelling project aiming to incorporate drama, music and the arts. The videos are made by participants and discuss the various issues that come with travelling in matatus in Nairobi. In using this collaborative and creative approach, the serious issue... Continue Reading →


Case Study – VERGE Hawaii Sustainability Conference Presentations, 2016

Centred on Honolulu’s goal to be powered fully by renewable energy by 2045, the VERGE Hawaii conference saw speakers take innovative storytelling approaches to discuss sustainability on the island. For example, to highlight how sustainably native people lived prior to the 1700s, Amber Leonani Nahooikaika, Kuma Hula, Hālau Hula 'O Hokulani, began the conference by... Continue Reading →

Case Study – Sustainable Transport in Brighton (Photo essay by Jonathon Goldberg, sponsored by Southern Rail)

Commissioned by the train company Southern Rail to demonstrate the range of sustainable travel methods in the city of Brighton, this is a vibrant and fun photo essay by Jonathon Goldberg. Highlights include photographs of council workers implementing low emissions zones, children taking part in an incentivised ‘cycle-to-school’ project and the Big Lemon Festival Coach... 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 focuses on streets in Korogocho and partners with Hoperaisers to reclaim streets and public spaces in Nairobi. With the focus on young people in Korogocho, the project seeks to reclaim public space for... Continue Reading →

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