Placemakers researched Benches Collective (BankjesCollectief), an initiative that allows residents to ‘open’ a bench on their sidewalk for neighbors, passersby and other visitors.
Three teams of international and local experts along with local Placemaking initiators proposed strategies for Nairobi's public spaces.
During the Living Library visitors take their seat on book-furniture and enjoy storytelling about Park Frankendael.
'Making Cities Together’ is a multiannual project initiated by Placemakers, in collaboration with the International New Town Institute (NL) en International Federation of Housing and Planning (DK). Along with a host of local stakeholders we develop placemaking design strategies for valuable, inclusive and sustainable public spaces.