Osamu Okamura

Curator of Shared Cities

Prague (CZ)

Architect, program director of reSITE international festival and conference on more livable cities, A10 Coop correspondent, lecturer at ARCHIP / Architectural Institute in Prague. 2014 New Europe 100 outstanding challenger from Central and Eastern Europe - by Res Publica with Google and the Visegrad Fund in cooperation with Financial Times. Lectured at universities and institutes in USA, Japan, Thailand, Turkey, Germany, Austria, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine and Czech Republic. In 2005-2012 Editor-in-Chief of professional architecture magazine ERA21, from 2013 it's scientific supervisor. Official nominator of European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award - for the Czech Republic. Member of Board of Directors of Czech Architecture Foundation, member of Commission for Urban Planning, Architecture and Public Space of Prague 7 District Council, official certifier of Register of Artistic Outputs of Czech Universities for the segment of Architecture. Graduate from Faculty of Architecture CTU Prague and Academy of Fine Arts in Prague - conceptual arts. Studied at ENSA Nantes, France. Osamu lives in Prague.

 

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