Maria Adebowale-Schwarte, first understood the true nature of urban inequality when passing through a wealthy neighbourhood on her way to a netball...
Maria Adebowale-Schwarte (she/her)
Founder of Living Space Project, writer and city and urban place strategist
Maria is a city and an urban place strategist, focusing on collaborative design, policy, and funding models that are inclusive and equitable. Maria is also the Founder of Living Space Project – an urban place making consultancy and think tank. She’s also an associate, and on the board of a number of organisations with strong place and city agendas. She’s also the author of the “must read” book, The Place Making Factor, that blends narrative and fact, on place and grant making.