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St. Anthony PPS Launch
St. Anthony PPS Launch

While past posts have introduced to you our first US-based project, here in Southern California in the Eastern Coachella Valley, we are finally proud to say that the project is launching! After securing a grant from the California Endowment through their Building Healthy Communities Initiative, we are getting the ball rolling. This Sunday at St. […]

Bonneau, Haiti PPS
Bonneau, Haiti PPS

The PPS in Bonneau, Haiti will involve the revitalization of the central marketplace. KDI will be working with a 75-person community group, Tête Ensemble – meaning Heads Together, to transform the town’s open-air market into a Productive Public Space. Based on preliminary design meetings with community members, the PPS will expand upon the existing market […]

New Project in Haiti!
New Project in Haiti!

In addition to starting a new project in Coachella and continuing those in Kenya, KDI is beginning a project in Haiti! The site is in Bonneau which is located in Northwest Haiti and is one of the poorest rural areas of the country. Site visits in October 2010, and June 2011 included community meetings and […]

St. Anthony Productive Public Space
St. Anthony Productive Public Space

During workshops at St. Anthony, the community identified three major issues: lack of a central gathering space to house committee meetings and foster social cohesion, a safe recreation area for youth and affordable food accessibility. The Productive Public Space (PPS), in St. Anthony, which is currently in the participatory design phase addresses these needs of […]

kpsp01: checkers club + new event board
kpsp01: checkers club + new event board
kpsp02: newly elected leaders of the newly formed, Riverside Usafi Group
kpsp02: newly elected leaders of the newly formed, Riverside Usafi Group
a word from our intern, Aidan:

http://arashap.wordpress.com/2010/07/23/day-15-kdi-project-2-clean-up/

community action @ kpsp02
community action @ kpsp02
site preparation at KPSP02 begins.
site preparation at KPSP02 begins.
peace + security event at Kibera Public Space 01

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5fhibLj2Nk

kpsp01: meeting and construction of amphitheater seats, seed beds, and fencing
kpsp01: meeting and construction of amphitheater seats, seed beds, and fencing

     

kibera.obama.
kibera.obama.
summer.07

Summer 07 a five minute look at the people, places and processes involved in creating the first productive public space in kibera video also available on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVJ9v9Umwoo many thanks to grant mcfadden for his editorial work

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