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muf and J+L Gibbons established a strategy to support local creative businesses and community organisations in the regeneration of public space.

muf and J+L Gibbons established a strategy to support local creative businesses and community organisations in the regeneration of public space.

The study identified and celebrated the existing social, cultural and physical assets and proposes strategies to join these up through design moves and a programme of cultural activity to enhance the public realm as shared spaces, both existing and proposed for residents and visitors.

The study identified and celebrated the existing social, cultural and physical assets and proposes strategies to join these up through design moves and a programme of cultural
activity to enhance the public realm as shared spaces, both existing and proposed for residents and visitors.

A study of existing programmes of activities in the local vicinity determining what is there and what is valued.

A study of existing programmes of activities in the local vicinity determining what is there and what is valued.

In this way the study demonstrated the equal importance of engagement with local people and capital improvements as a means to nurture local creativity and diversity.

In this way the study demonstrated the equal importance of engagement with local people and capital improvements as a means to nurture local creativity and diversity.

The principles of value what is there, nurture the possible and define what is missing, determined ten themes that encompassed over a hundred smaller projects, proving that improvement does not always come from big moves but is also delivered through small scale detailed and specific interventions.

The principles of value what is there, nurture the possible and define what is missing, determined ten themes that encompassed over a hundred smaller
projects, proving that improvement does not always come from big moves but is also delivered through small scale detailed and specific interventions.

The research phase resulted in a number of live projects including brokering a site for the Barbican Radical Nature exhibition to host the Dalston Mill by Exyzt and a community greening workshop at Somerford Grove Estate.

The research phase resulted in a number of live projects including brokering a site for the Barbican Radical Nature exhibition to host the Dalston Mill by Exyzt and a community
greening workshop at Somerford Grove Estate.

Making space in Dalston

Making Space in Dalston 2009

Strategy 
A strategic design and engagement study for improved public space through
Ten strategic themes

Client
Design for London, London Borough of Hackney, LDA

Duration
Phase I 2008
Phase II 2008-2009

Co Authors 
J+L Gibbons
Axel Feldmann/Objectif
Appleyards
Martin Stokley

Projects Within 
Gillette Square
Winchester Place
Eastern Curve Garden
Rhodes Estate
Wayfinding
Ashwin Street
Adopt a Shop
St Mark’s Church

Library Catalogue 
Making Space in Dalston

Links
Landscape Institute case study Landscape Institute press release Design for London