— by Christophe Hutin
Transformation of an abandoned plot of land into a place of exchange and meeting for the inhabitants of
Self-constructions and transformations
The rehabilitation of space by its occupants.
Transformation of the 540 social housing units of the Cité du Grand Parc.
Interview with a dancer from the show Toyi Toyi produced by the company Hors-série.
Ntombi Bongwana tells us how the sky orphenage has evolve through the work of the community.
Interview with the founder of the dance company Hors-série.
Presentation of the “Communities at Work” project, to be discovered at the 17th International
Architecture Exhibition in Venice.
The founder of the Sky orphanage tells us what the work of Christophe and the students from Toulouse have brought to the community.
Esteban Castro, a Detroit resident, talks about his involvement with his community.
Interview with a resident of Kliptown.
Sacramento Knoxx, a Detroit resident, talks about his commitment and his community’s vision of what surrounds them.
Installation of the French Pavilion for the Venice Architecture Biennale.
The transformation of the Beutre neighborhood, told by a local and Christophe Hutin.
Fanele is a teenager from the Sky orphanage. She tells how the project Christophe Hutin conducted with them changed the inhabitants.
Ginger explains the rehabilitatio projet he set up when he was released from prison.
Urban study for the GHI of the Grand Parc city.
Detroit resident Erik Howard talks about how it is necessary for communities to write their own history and how it was done in the South West Detroit neighborhood.
Naija Valdez, a Detroit resident, talks about the projects carried out by the neighborhood community.
Construction of a Reconstruction and Development Program (RDP) house.
Deconstruction of a shack.
Construction of a shack.
Detroit resident Christie Bieber talks about her involvement with the city’s Indian community.