Premiere: New Small Talks Released
Big ideas in a new Small Talks series co-produced by reSITE and Canal 180.
We took that challenge again: 15 speakers, 13 talks, 12 locations, all filmed in less then 48 hours! They share the secrets of their professions, their unique approaches, their dreams and mistakes. #SmallTalks 2017 is launched with Teddy Cruz speaking from Ai Weiwei's exhibition, and Leni Schwendinger sitting in Prague's Old Town Renaissance arcades.
The magnificent city of Prague is the setting of all new talks, showing gorgeous panoramas, but also abandoned lands.The series of 3-minute talks with architects, urbanists, city planners, curators, social innovators, renowned editors and one instagrammer was created in co-production with Porto-based Canal 180. The episodes will be released monthly.
Who's next? We will bring Small Talks with Caroline Bos from UNStudio, Andrew Tuck, Monocle's Editor in Chief, Kazuyo Sejima from SANAA, the Founders of The Waag Society, Jean-Louis Missika and more personalities that we met at reSITE 2017: In/visible City.
Watch first two episodes (and remember to share them).
James Corner, Founder of James Corner Field Operations, talks the future of landscape architecture beyond parks and waterfronts. He begs the question of how to consider the natural environment at the scale of the urban, and in the interests of ‘green’ urban public spaces, how to cater to the interests of diverse public bodies.
Michael Sorkin shares his views on what constitutes public space and what is its role in our lives. Do we have the right to the city and what does it mean? Sorkin argues that it is not just about access but about imagining what kind of city we want to inhabit.
COVID-19 has changed everyone's plans, and we are no exception. We’ve deliberated on how to continue connecting city-makers in the midst of a pandemic, and ultimately made the hard decision to fore-go our annual event this year.
The former mayor of Bogota, discusses why equity begins with well-planned public spaces, making the case that their democratization is based on one simple urban feature: sidewalks. Photo courtesy of Michael Schmid
Leona Lynen sets a path for a publicly-planned revitalization of Berlin’s Haus der Statistik in the wake of a unique opportunity for Berliners to partner with their government.
In the “East Meets West” panel discussion, WallaceLiu’s founders Jamie Wallace and Jee Liu join MAAT executive director Beatrice Leanza and editor of Wallpaper* China Yoko Choy to discuss trends that will define the future development of our cities across the Eastern and Western hemispheres.
Martin Barry is a landscape architect and visionary leader of reSITE, international platform for lovable, livable cities. Here he talks about the story of reSITE.
Kimmelman talks about his current research, writing and thoughts about sustainability and the urban condition in Prague.
Mimi Hoang talks about architecture, cities, public space, private space, affordable housing, apartments, interior design and layout.