Interview with Sarah Ichioka
The director of The Architecture Foundation (AF) and member of the Jury for the European Prize for Urban Public Space discusses with Shared Spaces the values of public space and the dangers it faces. [Original version in English | Duration: 00:05:39]
The exhibition will be held from 28 February until 30 March in the Pavillon de Normandie, a new cultural centre aiming to become a space for reflection and debate about the urban changes that Caen has recently embarked upon.
Lecture by Bruce Bégout
The video of the talk in which the French philosopher explored suburban reality is already available. The talk was part of the Open City cycle and took place on February 24 at the CCCB. [Original version in French | Duration: 01:30]
The exhibition, consisting of the thirteen prize-winning works from the first seven awards of the Prize, is part of a larger show which will be open to the public in the old Arsakeion Arcade in the centre of Athens from 18 February to 10 March.
On 27 January, the Belarusian essayist, Evgeny Morozov, who is well known for his reflections on the social impact of the new technologies, opened the Open City lecture series at the CCCB with a talk titled “Democracy, Technology and City”.
Water has been disappearing from public space. The civil engineer from the Urban Planning Institute of Ljubljana, Marko Fatur, is working to return to our cities this element which is so essential for life. His project will be presented at the 24th Ljubljana Biennial of Design, 2014.
The Architekturzentrum Wien (Az W) will host on March 14th an international symposium organized as part of the "Think Global, Build Social!" exhibition. The event will address the social responsibility of architecture and will pose questions about how this discipline can contribute to improve the world.
Under this title, the third edition of reSITE festival is to be held in Prague on 19 and 20 June 2014. The event invites planners, politicians, architects, activists, developers, landscapers, engineers, economists and artists from diverse disciplines to discuss how to make Central European cities more inclusive, transparent and participatory places.