Shared Cities: Creative Momentum is on a mission to improve the quality of life in European cities. By exploring aspects of sharing and urban design we are creating new ways of living in our cities. Together.

In fall 2016 we launched 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.

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.

What do we do?

We organize artist residencies, workshops, hacking city furniture, we release new types of publications, curate exhibitions, develop a film and much more.


11 partners from 7 European cities explore the potential and limits of sharing in urban design.









„The ambition of Shared Cities: Creative Momentum 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
Martin Barry, reSITE

By exploring aspects of sharing and urban design we are creating new ways of living in our cities...

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.

The Art of Sharing: Meet reSITE's and KUNSTrePUBLIK residents

This spring, reSITE and KUNSTrePUBLIK announced four two-month residencies at the Center for Art and Urbanistics / Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik (ZK/U) in Berlin.

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Related Talks

The Beauty of Collaboration: Shared Cities Ideas Yard

As part of the Shared Cities: Creative Momentum project, an Ideas Yard session that involved 11 interactive workshops was organized at the reSITE 2017 In/visible City Conference in Prague.

Studio NAND | reSITE Small Talks

Meet Steffen Fiedler and Stephan Thiel, the co-founders of the Berlin-based design and data visualization studio NAND.

What Does Shared City Mean? Marta Žakowska

Cooperation is king.

What Does Shared City Mean? Samu Szemerey

Open urban environment.

What Does Shared City Mean? Jakob Racek

The knowledge we share.

What Does Shared City Mean? Karol Piekarski

Shared city, digital city.

What Does Shared City Mean? Jan Mazur

Let's share resources.

What is the Shared City? Martin Barry

Share your heart. Share your city.

What is the Shared City? Szilvia Szargó

Treat the city as your own.

What Does Shared City Mean? Osamu Okamura

Share the best practice.

What is the Shared City? Matthias Einhoff


In Our Network

Martin Barry

Matthias Einhoff

Osamu Okamura

Samu Szemerey

Philip Horst

Jakob Racek

Helena Doudova

Karol Piekarski

Szilvia Zsargo

Ivan Kućina

Marta Zakowska

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Shared Cities: Innovative Architecture Exhibitions

Apéro & Evening Discussion organized by reSITE in cooperation with Goethe-Institut Prag | Supported by Czech-German Future Fund

CityMakers: Shared Cities

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Shared Cities: Creative Momentum | Launch of Cities Magazine

Res Publica, Shared Cities: Creative Momentum and reSITE Festival organized the launch of the special edition of the prestigious CITIES MAGAZINE: "Shared Cities: Mapping the post-communist status-quo."

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Data Visualiza­tion Workshop with Medialab Katowice

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The open discussion on new formats of publishing about architecture with several internationally renowned guests was the launch event of the Shared Cities: Creative Momentum project.

Why Less Is More. Public Lecture with Studio NAND

Steffen Fiedler and Stephan Thiel from Berlin-based Studio NAND gave an overview of their practice of building data-driven tools for researchers and why good design is key in making complexity accessible.

reSITE 2015 Conference | The Shared City

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How public-private cooperation in the 21st century should utilize digital tools to create a commons for public life and public participation?

Public Salons: Shared Housing, Shared Trans­port, Shared Culture

Experts from different fields of city making debated about sharing from various aspects: shared housing, shared transportation and shared culture at reSITE 2015 festival.

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