Nairobi Placemaking 2018

Placemaking (#3) is taking place in Nairobi 30th October - 3 November Placemaking is the process by which users of a public open space come together with other interested parties to turn the space into a clean, safe, useful and memorable place for their use. A public open space refers to any freely accessible space... 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 →

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