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Enrique Peñalosa on Why Equality Begins with Well-Planned Public Spaces

In order to create equitable urban spaces, citizens' ability to move freely and safely throughout the city is paramount. Enrique Peñalosa, the former Mayor of Bogota, Colombia discusses the important of learning from the disastrous mistakes of 20th-century urbanization.

Yosuke Hayano on Architecture's Emotional Connection to Nature

Yosuke Hayano speaks on how the idea of designing a building in congruence with the environment has become central to MAD’s architectural practice. He uses five selected projects to illustrate the collective’s vision of the future city where the built environment shaped by nature’s dynamics helps to establish a deeper emotional bond between humans and their surroundings.

Leona Lynen on the Collaborative Regeneration of Haus der Statistik

Haus der Statistik, a prototypical concept turning an unoccupied former administrative complex into mixed-use, affordable housing in the heart of Berlin. It is raising the bar for how we regenerate neighborhoods in ways that are equitable, sustainable and accessible to the local community.

There Grows the Neighborhood with Emmanuel Pratt

MacArthur Fellow and co-founder of the SweetWater Foundation, Emmanuel Pratt discusses the deep-rooted inequalities of Chicago's western and southern neighborhoods and how SWFs model of urban regeneration integrates sustainable and circular community development.

Talks on Sustainable Cities

Leona Lynen on the Collaborative Regeneration of Haus der Statistik

Haus der Statistik, a prototypical concept turning an unoccupied former administrative complex into mixed-use, affordable housing in the heart of Berlin. It is raising the bar for how we regenerate neighborhoods in ways that are equitable, sustainable and accessible to the local community.

Chris Precht on Connecting Architecture and Agriculture

Chris Precht, Studio Precht, believes that architecture has always been driven by fictional stories that subsequently have had a detrimental effect on the natural environment. He imagines a world where cities are designed to give back space to nature and reconnect our lives back to our sources of vitality.

Can Cities Be Biodiverse?

A special lecture by Enric Batlle on the idea of green spaces as the city’s main infrastructure at reSITE 2017 Invisible City conference.

Vienna Makes Peace With Its Waste

"In/visible city? That’s my point!” says Martina Ableidinger at the reSITE 2017: In/visible City conference.

Janette Sadik-Khan | Making New York City Sustainable

Keynote lecture by Janette Sadik-Khan, former Commissioner of the Department of Transportation, The City of New York, at reSITE 2012 conference.

Talks on Designing to Solve Urban Inequality

There Grows the Neighborhood with Emmanuel Pratt

MacArthur Fellow and co-founder of the SweetWater Foundation, Emmanuel Pratt discusses the deep-rooted inequalities of Chicago's western and southern neighborhoods and how SWFs model of urban regeneration integrates sustainable and circular community development.

Ravi Naidoo on Creating a Better World Through Creativity

Ravi Naidoo, the founder of the South African "think-tank, do-tank"- Design Indaba - brings about the idea of a better world through creativity with the fundamental belief that design has the power to enhance democracy, elevate cultural identity, improve the quality of life, and act in the service of people.

Alfredo Brillembourg on How We Can Tackle Urban Poverty

Alfredo Brillembourg, founding partner of Urban-Think Tank in Zurich, discusses incomplete urbanization and service deprivation in poor city areas and what can be done to tackle urban poverty.

Enrique Peñalosa on Why Equality Begins with Well-Planned Public Spaces

In order to create equitable urban spaces, citizens' ability to move freely and safely throughout the city is paramount. Enrique Peñalosa, the former Mayor of Bogota, Colombia discusses the important of learning from the disastrous mistakes of 20th-century urbanization.

Talks from Global Cities

Paris Reinvents Itself

Rising star of Czech TV journalism Linda Bartosova moderated the keynote discussion of Jean-Louis Missika, Deputy Mayor of Paris, at reSITE In/visible City conference.

How Lisbon Magnetized the World

10 years of Lisbon's evolution in 10 minutes: Rui Ramos-Pinto Coelho, Executive Director of Invest Lisboa, shared his expert knowledge and practical experience at reSITE2017.

Copenhagen­izing Warsaw

Marlena Happach is the director for the Department of Architecture and Planning for the city of Warsaw.

The Diversity Matters in Vienna

Ursula Struppe is Head of Municipal department “Integration and Diversity” (MA17) in Vienna since 2004.

Alexandros E. Washburn on Building Urban Resiliency in New York

Alexandros E. Washburn is the founding director of the Center for Coastal Resilience and Urban Xcellence (CRUX) at Stevens Institute of Technology.

Talks on Architecture's 4th Dimension: Sound

Elizabeth Diller: Sound is Always There

“As an architect you really want to be the driver of content.” Elizabeth Diller, the founding partner of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, talks sound and space, elucidating the importance of sound in architecture and the evolving role of the architect in an increasingly multidisciplinary world.

Snøhetta: The Art of Prepostions

“Architecture in many ways is the art of prepositions.” Kjetil Trædal Thorsen, founding partner and architect at Snøhetta, talks sound and space, emphasizing the importance of prepositions in an increasingly specialized world to ensure architecture remains collaborative and interdisciplinary.

Foster & Partners, Meyer Sound: Sound as Invisible Architecture

“We can create spaces that will take people into environments that they’ve never experienced”. Michael Jones, senior partner at Foster + Partners as he delves into the challenges of designing the Bloomberg building, while Meyer Sound experts explain the “invisible architecture” of their Constellation Acoustic System.

Pioneering Sound Art with Bernhard Leitner

“For me, sound is a building material.” Austrian-born artist, Bernhard Leitner, talks about his sound spaces using the “vocabulary of sound,” and discussing how he uses it to define space and create new worlds.

Talks on Urban Design

Enrique Peñalosa on Why Equality Begins with Well-Planned Public Spaces

In order to create equitable urban spaces, citizens' ability to move freely and safely throughout the city is paramount. Enrique Peñalosa, the former Mayor of Bogota, Colombia discusses the important of learning from the disastrous mistakes of 20th-century urbanization.

Yosuke Hayano on Architecture's Emotional Connection to Nature

Yosuke Hayano speaks on how the idea of designing a building in congruence with the environment has become central to MAD’s architectural practice. He uses five selected projects to illustrate the collective’s vision of the future city where the built environment shaped by nature’s dynamics helps to establish a deeper emotional bond between humans and their surroundings.

Leona Lynen on the Collaborative Regeneration of Haus der Statistik

Haus der Statistik, a prototypical concept turning an unoccupied former administrative complex into mixed-use, affordable housing in the heart of Berlin. It is raising the bar for how we regenerate neighborhoods in ways that are equitable, sustainable and accessible to the local community.

There Grows the Neighborhood with Emmanuel Pratt

MacArthur Fellow and co-founder of the SweetWater Foundation, Emmanuel Pratt discusses the deep-rooted inequalities of Chicago's western and southern neighborhoods and how SWFs model of urban regeneration integrates sustainable and circular community development.

East Meets West with Yoko Choy, Beatrice Leanza, Jee Liu + Wallace Liu

Popularly seen as the world’s biggest construction site, China’s urban boom is now old enough that many of its cities are in need of regeneration themselves. How do we fix the mistakes of the world’s longest, most furious building boom? Conversely, Eastern money and migrants are proving essential to the revitalization of Western cities, with unintended consequences of their own. How can East and West learn from each other in order to revitalize themselves?

Talks on Smart Cities

Marianthi Tatari on Building the Smartest City in the World

Associate Director and Senior Architect and UNStudio, Marianthi Tatari believes that technology can play a role in creating more sustainable cities and applies an optimistic approach to its role in our public spaces in lieu of the growing controversies.

Bianca Wylie on the Power of the Collective

Bianca Wylie has made waves in the urban design world for speaking out against digital surveillance by casting a spotlight on the implications of the mining of that data by private corporations and the commoditization of the data gathered from citizens in public spaces.

How to Design Future-Proof Cities?

Caroline Bos, a Dutch urban planner and the co-founder of Amsterdam-based architectural design network UNStudio, explains about designing resilient cities.

Talks on Architecutre

Sou Fujimoto on Reinventing the Relationship Between Nature & Architecture

Sou Fujimoto recalls his background and how this has influenced his way to design and create architectonic masterpieces. Awarded and celebrated all around the world the works of Sou Fujimoto Architects always play with the balance between nature and architecture.

Why Dreaming Is Essential: Winy Maas

"Don't think in blocks, don't think in buildings. Think in connections only." - Winy Maas

reSITE Small Talk with Lukas Feireiss

“Architecture is almost like a virus; once we start thinking about architecture, it is very hard to let it go or get rid of it because it connects to all fields of society.”

Talks on Landscape Architecture

Landscape is Everything Around You with Kathryn Gustafson

"Landscape is not just a park - its everything around you”. This reSITE Small Talk with Kathryn Gustafson discusses how making cities healthy is our responsibility.

Designing the New York High Line as a Shared Landscape with James Corner

James Corner, the Founder of James Corner Filed Operations NYC, talks about sharing urban density and how we can share space and its resources.

The Art of Landscape

“When you design landscapes, remember that it’s a journey. Nothing is fixed. Everything is going to evolve over time.” - Kathryn Gustafson

reSITE Small Talks

Why Public Space Belongs to People with Michael Sorkin

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.

Caroline Bos | reSITE Small Talks

We spoke with Caroline Bos at DOX, Prague's Center for Contemporary Art, about her perception of the architectural profession.

How Border Zones Became a Physicalization of Fear with Teddy Cruz

We spoke with Teddy Cruz while he was visiting the latest Ai Weiwei's Law of the Journey exhibition at Prague's National Gallery (Veletrzni Palac).