SHARED CITIES: against grey reality

Prague, May 16th, 2018: web portal Protisedi.cz has interviewed Osamu Okamura on topic of Shared Cities: Creative Momentum and his attitudes to sharing. You have a unique opportunity to find out what has brought Osamu Okamura to the topic of sharing and what he thinks about sharing in Prague!

Osamu Okamura

Full interview in Czech available here

About Osamu Okamura

Osamu is the architect and program director for reSITE’s international festival and conference on more livable cities, a A10 Coop correspondent, and a lecturer at ARCHIP / Architectural Institute in Prague. He was nominated the 2014 New Europe 100 outstanding challenger from Central and Eastern Europe by Res Publica with Google and the Visegrad Fund in cooperation with Financial Times. He has lectured at universities and institutes across the world and was the official nominator of European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award – for the Czech Republic. He is a former Member of the Board of Directors of Czech Architecture Foundation, a member the Commission for Urban Planning, Architecture and Public Space of Prague 7 District Council. From 2005 to 2012, Osamu was the Editor-in-Chief of the professional architecture magazine ERA21. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture CTU Prague and Academy of Fine Arts in Prague.

Source: reSITE

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