City as commons
reSITE, in cooperation with IPR Prague and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Prague, will be hosting a free day-long program consisting of a public workshop, public lecture and public evening discussion salon for designers, city creative strategy planners or researchers involved and interested in the collaborative economy to map current creative research, activities and projects related to relevant social and urban developments, and build a network for future collaboration - “Users as Designers” method is empowering people to make and understand products and processes, for more transparency.
This event will be one of three events to precede reSITE 2016 Conference and Festival in June 2016, which brings together a wider community of practitioners to explore the sharing and collaborative economy relative to architecture, urbanism and cities. Together with European innovators and researchers, Mara Balestrini (Ideas for Change, Barcelona & London) and Frank Kresin (Waag, Amsterdam) will talk about how public-private cooperation in the 21st century should utilize digital tools, to create a commons for public life and public participation.
reSITE is an international platform to exchange ideas about making cities more livable, competitive and resilient.