reSITE is dedicated to understanding the intersection of design, policy, culture and economy in a continually urbanizing world. We are designers first. But, we know that in order to build a flexible city we need solutions from all sectors that can create positive economic, social and environmental impact. reSITE was founded in 2011 as a non-profit (spolek) organization based in Prague. Martin Barry, Regina Loukotova and Milota Sidorova were founding members of the non-profit organization in the Czech Republic.
Since our founding in 2011 reSITE has become...
We have organized more than 60 events about urban development, architecture and innovation. We are actively expanding in Europe and seeking opportunities overseas.
More than 300 leading personalities from around the world have presented their views in Prague at reSITE events. These experts include Professor Saskia Sassen of Columbia University; Cecil Balmond, engineer and philosopher; Jón Gnarr, former mayor of Reykjavík; Enrique Peńalosa, former mayor of Bogotá; Janette Sadik-Khan, commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation; architect of the Superkilen park, Martin Rein-Cano; Alexandros Washburn, Chief Urban Designer of New York City, and James Corner, landscape architect and urban designer, both linked to the High Line project in NYC; Craig Dykers from the Norwegian studio Snohetta; Michael Sorkin, urbanist and architectural critic; Reinier de Graaf, urbanist from the cutting-edge studio OMA; Michael Kimmelman, architecture and urbanism critic from The New York Times; Edward Glaeser, professor and urban economist from Harvard University; Adriaan Geuze, architect and urbanist from studio West 8; Greg Lindsay from the World Economic Forum, Adrian Benepe, former Commissioner of Parks in NYC for Mayor Bloomberg; Greg Lindsay from the World Economic Forum and Fast Company; Mark Johnson, owner of CIVITAS urban design; Barbara Wilks, principal of W Architecture the studio responsible for the award-winning St. Patrick’s Island park in Calgary; Benedetta Tagliabue, principal of EMBT who designed La Boqueria Market in Barcelona, and Winy Maas, of the leading Dutch architecture studio, MVRDV. They all contributed to making reSITE one of the biggest, the most innovative and most engaged festivals on urban design and development, public space and architecture in Europe.