Resite 2017, part two
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29 June 2017
Photo: Tomas Princ
We bring you interviews with the mayor of Prague, Adriana Krnacova; architects David Bravo and Ivan Kucina; lighting designer Leni Schwendinger; and city architect for Warsaw, Marlena Happach.
29 June 2017
Together with six other European cities, architect David Bravo of the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona launched the European Prize for Urban Public Space, rewarding the very best recovery and social-innovation projects around the continent.
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Revitalisation projects need to be carefully planned to be done right and, in a city like Warsaw that has been flattened by war, this takes an even bigger role in shaping what the future Polish capital will look like.
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Over the past 10 years Ivan Kucina has been working to change the approach to urban design in his city – mainly by launching the Belgrade International Architecture Week. But he warns us it is not a celebration of good design, rather it’s a summit in how to change things for the better.
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