Korogocho Streetscapes is published in the Urban Planning Magazine PLAN.

Read the full article here (in Swedish)

Venice Biennale

Architects Without Borders, through Korogocho Streetscapes, was invited to take part in the exhibition Forests of Venice, a collateral Event of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia 2016. The exhibition was initiated, organized and produced by Kjellander Sjöberg together with Folkhem, promoted by the Swedish Institute and curated by Jan Åman.…

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“The city is something constantly changing, transformed by outer processes, human appropriations, narratives, interventions and tactics. Hence, the city is constantly completed, but always incomplete.“

PROJECT IDEA

Korogocho Streetscapes is an urban laboratory that suggests an inclusive way of working with urban development through activities and small-scale, high-impact implementations within the public space and the streetscape. Instead of traditional design and planning processes the project focus on temporary and direct interventions aiming at creating safer, more democratic and inclusive public spaces. The…

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Swedish Institute visit

In December we hosted The Swedish Institute, and showed them around Korogocho. It was a great day with lots of impressions and encounters with the environment of Korogocho and the youth and children within the project. Korogocho Streetscapes is supported by the Swedish Institute through their Creative Force Program. The program finances collaborative initiatives involving Swedish and…

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#CreativeNations

Korogocho Streetscapes was invited to take part in the #CreativeNations forum that was convened in Nairobi 9-11 November. The event was the culmination of a project initiated by the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi and the Swedish Institute, with a view to bring leaders in the creative sectors in both countries together for sharing of…

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Nairobi Placemakingweek

In 2016 we extended the ”Open Street project” to a street in downtown Nairobi. During the seven days ”Placemakingweek Nairobi”, initiated by UN-Habitat and Nairobi City County, we preformed activities including painting of the street, football tournaments, rollerskating, temporary furniture, open air concerts, graffiti and talking walls. Placemakingweek Nairobi is dedicated to celebrate Public Spaces in Kenya…

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