LIVEINSLUMS is an NGO (Non-Governmental Organization), an ONLUS ASSOCIATION and a RESEARCH AGENCY.
Its main areas of intervention in Italy and in the world are the construction of schools, kindergartens, civic centers, laboratories, light structures for poultries, prototypes for the homeless, training LAB for the use of traditional techniques of constructions), the landscape and urban requalification, the urban agriculture
(creation of gardens, training centers to learn the different agricultural techniques, vertical gardens, microjardins with hydroponic culture), among others.
Mathare, Nairobi Liveinslums Sluminsider is a choral narrative that attempts to reveal the complexity of the slum of Mathare, one of the biggest shantytowns in Nairobi. The project of expansion of a street school, the Why Not Junior Academy, and the process of environmental improvement of the surrounding area, where a community agriculture initiative has been set up to replace an unauthorized dump, is the starting point from which to combine experiences and identities from very different disciplines, including architecture,design, agriculture, photography and video. This project is one of the case studies used for comparison and dialogue with the city of SÃao Paulo. Sao Paulo Calling is a research project sponsored by the Segreteria de HabitaÃ§ao and coordinated by Stefano Boeri, which from January to June 2012 prompted designers, photographers, NGOs and international research groups to examine the informal settlements of Rome, Nairobi, Medellin, Mumbai, Moscow and Baghdad. For six months, an