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WHAT IS reSITE?

​reSITE is ​an international platform to exchange ideas about making cities more livable​, competitive and resilient​.

reSITE is a nonprofit platform working at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, politics, culture, and economics. reSITE acts as a catalyst for social action and innovative leadership; an international platform to exchange ideas about making cities more livable, competitive and resilient. We protect and promote public space, architecture, and sustainable development in cities. Based in Prague, we are at the forefront of innovative changes in Central and Eastern Europe and for the first time in the Czech Republic, are fostering collaboration, dialogue and social innovation between the public and experts in fields of design, finance and development, municipality leadership and community advocacy. Why? To stimulate action for sustainable urban design and therefore better cities. We stand for public space.

reSITE highlights how collaboration and design thinking can improve life in cities. We advise and develop leaders across the public, private, civic sector. We organize conferences, festivals, workshops, design competitions, urban games, films, bike rides, discussions, exhibitions & public space interventions.

On June 16-17, 2016, for the fifth consecutive year, Prague hosted the largest concentration of the world’s top architects, urbanists, urban planners and landscape architects and economists. 49 leading thinkers from 20 countries spoke at reSITE 2016: Cities in Migration. Visionaries, experts, mayors of major cities and representatives of outstanding civic initiatives presented innovative solutions and strategies for European and Western cities to come to terms successfully and painlessly with the influx of new residents. The professional conference was complemented by a rich program for the public, taking place in Prague’s public space.

#SharedCities

In fall 2016 we are launching Shared Cities: Creative Momentum. This seminal four-year cultural project, curated by reSITE, brings together eleven partners from major cities throughout Europe – Belgrade, Berlin, Budapest, Bratislava, Katowice, Prague and Warsaw, six countries in total. The consortium will have four years to galvanize individuals and their communities through cultural, architectural and artistic events in these cities.

Expect artist residencies, workshops, hacking city furniture, new types of publications, exhibitions, a film and much more! The partners will focus on reworking the numerous components, including the potential of data, which form shared city spaces. Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, this ambitious project aims to define innovative, bolder visions for the future of Central Europe’s cities, developed by the people that know them best. Its creative center will be in Prague under the leadership of the Goethe-Institut, Czech Centres and reSITE.

„The ambition of Shared Cities: CreativeMomentum is to continue a creative discourse at the intersection of architecture, art, urbanism and the collaborative economy for urbane citizens and to show them that their participation and collaboration is essential for creating a pleasant and valuable urban environment.
Martin Barry, the head of reSITE

Shared Cities: Creative Momentum is a European cultural platform addressing the contemporary urban challenges of European cities. SCCM is a joint project of Goethe-Institut (DE), Czech Centres (CZ), reSITE (CZ), Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava (SK), Association of Belgrade Architects (RS), Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre – KÉK (HU), Katowice City of Gardens (PL), KUNSTrePUBLIK (DE), Mindspace (HU), Old Market Hall Alliance (SK), Res Publica – Cities Magazine (PL). Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.

Co-founded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union

WHO COMES TO reSITE

Pavel Kysilka

Supervisory Board Member Czech Export Bank & Czech Moravian Guarantee and Development Bank Prague

Alfredo Brillembourg

Co-Founder & Partner U-TT Zurich

Jon Gnarr

Former Mayor City of Reykjavik Reykjavik

Enrique Penalosa

Former Mayor Bogota

Reiner de Graaf

Partner Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) Rotterdam

Janette Sadik-Khan

Transportation Commissioner City of York Department of Transportation New York

Vera Jourova

European Union's Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality European Commission Brussels

Serge Borenstein

Co-Founder Karlin Group Prague

Marek Svehla

Editor, Journalists Respekt Prague

Ondřej Kobza

Owner, Citizen Artist Cafe Nuestdat, Café V lese Prague

Matej Stropnicky

Leader of Green party Green Party Prague

Petra Kolinska

Deputy Mayor City of Prague Prague

"You did a great job organizing the conference… My very best to you and many thanks for a wonderful trip and program."
Janette Sadik-Khan, Former Commissioner of Transportation. City of New York
"My greatest admiration to you and your efforts. Thank you for everything."
Craig Dykers, Co-Founder, Principal, Snohetta. New York & Oslo.
“Many thanks! I enjoyed it – you did a damn good job of mounting a professional and exciting event!”

We are proud that reSITE Small Talks have been featured on ArchDaily, a top global media outlet for architecture. By the way it's so nice to remember how welcoming Prague is in June. http://www.archdaily.com/800737/sassen-kimmelman-and-more-discuss-the-urban-evolution-of-migration-in-resites-small-talks read more
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