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reSITE 2016 festival announced Free Public Events for Cities in Migration
Czech Republic Architecture News - Jun 9, 2016 - 13:29 9203 views
reSITE 2016: Cities in Migration festival announced its free public events for this year's interactive conference. reSITE 2016 will offer a variety of side events for the general public – salon discussions, workshops, a bike ride, and a party. All will take place alongside a 2-day international conference.
World Architecture Community is media partner for the reSITE 2016: Cities in Migration, which is taking place at the Forum Karlin in Prague on June 16-17, 2016. WAC will present a 'Live' media coverage of the conference with photos, interviews, discussions and talks during the event.
nArchitects Mimi Hoang PS1 © courtesy nARCHITECTS
reSITE 2016: Cities in Migration will be held in Forum Karlin and features dozens of experts and keynote speakers. reSITE will offer a unique opportunity to meet and discuss urban topics with them in person on June 16–17 at various public events organized around Prague. On Friday, June 17 the program will peak with an open-air party at pop-up bar Stalin at the Letna park (under the metronome) powered by Containall with DJs from the label Endless Illusion. reSITE supporters might also get little birdie tattoo, the creative brand of the 5th annual reSITE, which will focus on issue of migration and cities.
nArchitects Mimi Hoang PS1 above © courtesy nArchitects
On Thursday June 16 and Friday June 17 at 7 pm two salon discussions with architects will be organized at Maharal Club, Emblem Hotel. First, Migrating Knowledge: Emergent City, moderator Philip Horst will invite to speak Mimi Hoang, Michal Sulo and Miriam Liskova from SLLA Architects or Martin Klamt, city planner from Munich. On Thursday also at 7 PM, Jakob Hurrle from Multicultural Center will be leading an evening workshop on integration and participation.
Bureau B+B Masha Onderwater Mariahilfer Strasse. Image © Ricky Rijkenberg
On Friday evening at 6 pm you might take an urban 10 km-long bike ride co-organized by IPR and Rekola. Petr Kucera will lead you through contemporary architectural developments at Holesovice, Karlin, Liben, Rohanske waterfront or newly designed bridge in Troja. Friday at 7 PM will offer another salon debate at Maharal Club on advantages of diverse communities chaired by Mónica Márquez Bobadilla together with Marcus Westbury and Marta Siciarek.
And Friday program will culminate at 9 pm with an exciting outdoor party at pop-up bar Stalin at Letna park, with Endless Illusion DJs. reSITE invites cordially all its friends and supporters to celebrate together 5 years of our efforts to make cities more livable places! The event is hosted by Containall.
Catalytic Action Joana Dabaj Riccardo Conti. Image © Lorenzo Conti
Martin Rein-Cano Topotek1 Superkilen Urban Park © Iwan Baan
Krister Lindstedt White Architects Kiruna © White and Tegmark
See the program details below:
Thursday June 16
19:00 Evening Salon, Maharal Club, Hotel Emblem, Platnérská 19, Praha 1
Migrating Knowledge: Emergent City
How can architecture and culture help? Designing for diversity.
Moderator: Philip Horst (Co-founder, ZK/U - Center for Arts and Urbanistics, Berlin, Germany)
Martin Klamt (Department of Urban Planning and Building Regulation, Munich, Germany)
Miriam Lišková (Co-founder, SLLA Architects, Bratislava, Slovakia)
& Michal Sulo (Co-founder, SLLA Architects, Bratislava, Slovakia)
Mimi Hoang (Co-founder, director, nArchitects, New York, USA)
David Kašpar (Project manager, k r e p - concepts, advocacy and innovation of culture in Prague, Prague Institute of Planning and Development, Prague, Czech Republic)
Charlot Schans (Project Leader, New Europe - Cities in Transition, Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Thursday June 16
19:00 Evening workshop, Drawing Room, Maharal Club, Hotel Emblem, Platnérská 19, Praha 1
Migrating Opportunities: Participation Matters
Strategic Integration Workshop (not only) for City Administrations
European cities need to prioritise the main areas of action in the field of immigrant integration. The workshop will present and discuss some practical participatory tools that have been used in selected Czech cities to achieve this.
Moderator: Jakob Hurrle (Statutory board, Multicultural Center, Prague, Czech Republic)
Jan Dítko (Coordinator of the project “Together against racism”, Multicultural Center, Prague, Czech Republic)
Lenka Šafránková Pavlícková (Counselor on migration and refugees, City of Brno, Czech Republic)
Friday June 17
18:00 Migrating Conference: Urban Bike Ride
New Prague Development
Guide: Petr Kucera (Architect, Prague, Czech Republic)
Organized by the Prague Institute of Planning and Development in cooperation with Rekola. Bikes will be provided, but you can bring your own.
The bicycle ride will take us to various sites around the Holešovice meander on the Vltava River to look at the current real estate development there; we will stop and talk about some of the projects that were recently completed at the Rohanské nábrezí, in Liben and in Holešovice. We will then trace remnants of the former Liben Jewish ghetto and cross the river over the famous Liben bridge. We will also visit the former Holešovice harbour and explore some interesting conversions of the former industrial buildings there. Finally, we will cross the again river using the new Trojský Bridge and pedal along the natural settings of the Vltava riverbank back to the Karlín Forum.
Friday June 17
19:00 Evening Salon, Maharal Club, Hotel Emblem, Platnérská 19, Prague 1
Migrating Stories: Diverse Community
What are the benefits of living together?
Moderator: Mónica Márquez Bobadilla (Intercultural worker for Spanish and English speaking migrants, Association for intercultural work, Prague, Czech Republic)
Marcus Westbury (Founder, Creative Director, Renew Newcastle, Melbourne, Australia)
Marta Siciarek (Director, Immigrant Support Center, Gdansk, Poland)
Berthold Franke (Regional Director for Central Eastern Europe, Goethe-Institut Prag, Prague, Czech Republic)
Alen Kovacevic (Project Coordinator and Partnerships Coordinator, Integration Centre, Prague, Czech Republic)
Friday June 17
21.00-00.00 Stalin, Letenské sady "under the metronome", Prague 7
5 years of reSITE, it's time to party! Bring your friends to this magic place at the Letna park where the darkest history meets the spirit of youth. Party with the coolest people and the best view in Prague. Dance in a public space that didn't exist when we started reSITE 5 years ago. Great DJs from Endless Illusion label will bring the grooves. Program powered by Containall. Don’t miss our tattoo station! Your birdie tattoo will let everyone know you're flying with reSITE.
reSITE 2016 Cities in Migration
June 16-17, 2016
Forum Karlín, Pernerova 53, Prague 8, Czech Republic
Registration: Click here for more information and registration!
Organizing partner: Prague Institute of Planning and Development
To image courtesy of BIG, Superkilen
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