SHARED CITIES: CREATIVE MOMENTUM CHANGED THE WAY PEOPLE THINK ABOUT THEIR CITIES

Stefanie Heublein and Kamil Pavelka have managed the Shared Cities consortium. How did they make such a large international network of people collaborate? What were their personal highlights during the project? Find the answers in the interview with Stefanie Heublein, Project Manager of Shared Cities: Creative Momentum and Kamil Pavelka, Co-Developer of the project at the Goethe-Institut Prague, Czech Republic.

Prague Permanent link

From Privatisation to Community Use

We are witnessing an emergence of different strategies to counter corporate ownership, real estate speculation and privatization through community ownership models and cooperative land use schemes. Will civic spaces in Central Europe be a competition for public spaces or an extension of them?

Warsaw Permanent link

Time for Us!

The idea of sharing more power over the cities with their residents is here to stay. The experiment with Polish urban politics has shown the extent to which it possible and the elasticity of its implementation

Warsaw Permanent link

High-Rise Revitalised

How will high-rise housing estates transform in Prague, Bratislava and Warsaw – cities where demand on the real estate market still overweighs supply, which means that even houses made of precast concrete enjoy unwavering popularity?

Warsaw Permanent link

Our Hot Future Is Here

Parks and trees can keep cities cool and help manage the effects of climate change; additional challenges specific for Central European cities, however, might be of a technical nature. Simply, our cities are not as rich as cities in Western Europe!

Warsaw Permanent link

OPEN FOYER²

Are you looking for a quiet and well-equipped room in the middle of Prague that can be used free of charge and is open to everyone? Then the Foyer² in the Goethe-Institut is just right for you.

Prague Permanent link

Bratislava – Iconic Ruins

Let's value symbolic buildings of Central Europe‘s post-war socialist architecture and find a new way to use them for our society. The Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava designed different ideas for that in their project “Iconic Ruins”.

Bratislava Permanent link