This year’s edition of the Resite conference focuses on the invisible city – the people and structures that ensure that life in our cities runs as smoothly as possible, from infrastructure and innovation to landscape. We meet founder Martin Barry.
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The way we design the outdoor spaces around us can play a vital role in how cities evolve and how we relate to them. Celebrated landscape architect Kathryn Gustafson goes one step further. For her everything below the sky belongs to the realm of landscape architecture – and perhaps she’s not wrong.
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Jean-Louis Missika wants to bring his city into the future and knows exactly how to do it: through innovation, citizen participation and international input. But how to accomplish that despite the growing challenge of Uber and Airbnb? We find out how he’s doing.
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