At the Borders Migration Can Be Photo­graphed. In Cities It Can Be Solved.

Many extraordinary speakers come to reSITE 2016: Cities in Migration.

“The city is a space where the powerless can make history”

A globally renowned sociologist and professor at Columbia University, Saskia Sassen argues. Along with Ursula Struppe, the Director of Vienna Municipal Department for Integration and Diversity, she is one of many extraordinary speakers that will come to reSITE 2016: Cities in Migration to speak about how cities can utilize the potential posed by migration for sustainable urban development.

What looks like a flux of migrants are visitors at MoMA. Design Mimi Hoang, nArchitects, NYC, speaker at reSITE 2016. Photo nArchitects archive.
What looks like a flux of migrants are visitors at MoMA. Design Mimi Hoang, nArchitects, NYC, speaker at reSITE 2016. Photo nArchitects archive.

NYC Planning Commissioner, Carl Weisbrod, will talk about NYC’s path toward greener streets and affordable housing. The architecture critic of The New York Times, Michael Kimmelman, will highlight the links between climate change and migration — a hot topic following COP21 in Paris, while Martin Rein-Cano, a designer of the award-winning Superkilen park in Copenhagen, is expected to give a keynote address about designing with immigrants’ needs in mind.

Martin Rein-Cano, a designer of the Superkilen park in Copenhagen, will give a speech at reSITE 2016. Image by Iwan Baan.
Martin Rein-Cano, a designer of the Superkilen park in Copenhagen, will give a speech at reSITE 2016. Image by Iwan Baan.

reSITE’s message to political strategists: come to Prague´s Forum Karlin on June 16 and 17 to learn about hot topics for your future electoral campaigns. More than 40 world’s top experts from 20 countries will be there along with 800 international delegates creating the best international network of like-minded people.

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