Alice Cabaret is an urban strategist with extensive experience in creative urban regeneration and innovation. She is the founder and director of The Street Society, a collaborative agency that designs and implements innovative urban projects with architects, designers, artists and entrepreneurs around the world. Alice is also the co-founder and director of GRIND Cities, a pop-up lab for urban research and experimentation.
Alice focuses her practice on implementing transformative urban projects including trend forecasting, industrial reconversion, public space upgrading, innovation platforms and street art curation. Her clients include municipalities, private developers, and cultural organizations. She actively contributed to transform a former derelict industrial area of Johannesburg (South Africa) into one of the top creative urban destinations in the world: the Maboneng Precinct.
Alice holds a Master’s degree in Urban Affairs from Sciences Po (Paris). She is the author of “Back to the Streets” (Wits University Press) and has shared her experiences as a guest speaker with many organizations including the World Bank, New York University (NYU), Columbia University – Studio X, the International Downtown Association or the UIA World Congress of Architecture.