Torange Khonsari is Co-Founder and Director of the art and architecture practice Public Works since 2004, an inter- disciplinary practice working on community engaged public art, performative events, architecture, and urban commons. Her projects directly impact public space, working with local organisations, communities, government bodies and stakeholders. She is a consultant to GLA on their SAT panel on community engagement, whilst also being trustee to grassroots organisations. Torange has currently written and is course leader of Design for Cultural Commons Masters at The Cass (London Metropolitan University). She has taught at international universities such as UMA school of architecture in Sweden, unit leader at Royal College of Art - London as well as a visiting professor at Barbican and Guildhall school of Music and Drama and international university of Catelonia. Torange recently delivered a TEDx talk on Harnessing the power of Civic Commons in cities.