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    making good people common
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    We re-imagine public spaces with you and for you

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    making good people common
    and common places good

    inCommons

    We re-imagine public spaces with you and for you

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    making good people common
    and common places good

    inCommons

    We re-imagine public spaces with you and for you

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ABOUT

WHAT WE DO

An organization focused on civic engagement and place-making with the mission of engendering tangible and personal responsibility for public spaces, culture & the environment.

We are still in inception phase and developing and testing a range prototypes. We welcome interest, conversations and partners!

CURRENT PROJECT

colour in faith

Artist: Yazmany Arboleda
Date: August, 2015 – ongoing
Timeframe: ongoing

Description:

The idea is to focus on houses of worship (e.g. churches, temples, mosques and synagogues) and colour the physical structures that hold these communities together yellow. The colour would symbolize and speak to LOVE as the most important notion in any religion. Colouring the buildings would highlight the idea that there is more that unites than divides us as a people. Painting the buildings would represent a catalytic event that expresses the progress in community unity, belief in love and an expression of inclusivity as a result of the project.

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colour in faith

about us

who we are

We are collective of people passionate about ordinary people doing extraordinary things and creating the places where they connect. Our expertise includes community leadership building, creative direction, art production, architecture, public health and regional planning, and governance building.

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  • Project Co-ordinator
  • Artist/Architect
  • Co-Founder
  • Founder/Director

NABILA ALIBHAI

Founder/Director

RIZWAAN KHAMBATA

Co-Founder

YAZMANY ARBOLEDA

Artist/Architect

RAJAY SHAH

Project Co-ordinator

RAMADHAN OBIERO

Project Co-ordinator

WEKESA ZABLON

Project Co-ordinator

Our Values

WE BELIEVE

Beauty is a vehicle for change

Pleasure is derived from participation

Health, safety, and cultural recognition are related

Public spaces are where bounty is shared

Citizen leadership grows out of empathy and collective attainment of aspirations

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If you believe in responsible citizenship and shared bounty

And you are a private company or a community, a philanthropist or a social mobilizer, an artist or a researcher

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WORK

We develop and transform public spaces through design, leadership inspiration and regional planning.

Through intersecting expertise in creative industry, architecture, leadership, governance, public health and regional planning, we reimagine public places and nurture the stewardship of shared cultural, social, territorial and economic bounty.

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  • Place-Academy
  • Civic Leadership
  • Place-Making

Colour in Faith

Place-Making

Tsongo Participatory Design Project

We Believe in Balloons

Place-Making

Mobile Library – Kwale

Place-Academy

Ngalawa Regatta

Place-Making

Urban Oases in East Cambridge

Place-Academy

Limeshift

Place-Making

Monument to the Unsaid

Place-Academy

Kilimani Project Foundation

Civic Leadership

Young Leaders – Program with Precious Sisters

Civic Leadership

Youth Arbitration Workshop

Civic Leadership

Workshop: Urban Interventionism MIT

Place-Making

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Colour in Faith

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Health
Aesthetics

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Peace Building/
Civic Leadership

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get in touch to discuss your next project

For immediate attention, write or call Nabila Alibhai with the contact information below. Otherwise, send us a message through the contact form below.

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Nairobi, Kenya
nabila@in-commons.com
+254 789865535

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