Meet Prisca Arosio, shaping our cities and spaces as an urban designer and architect. Prisca Arosio and her colleague Bobby Born participated in the CITYMAKERS Virtual Walk Project with their film ” A conscious walk during pandemic in Amsterdam”. highlighting the influence of the culture of walking on urban planning and development.
Meet Ping Kong, who is a trained urban planner with international working experience in the field of UNESCO World Heritage. She believes in city making as a participatory approach that serves as a knowledge reservoir to nurture innovation and collaboration towards a better living environment.
Get to know Noémie Koenig, who developed her interest in city making throughout her bachelor’s in social science, during which she worked in several city planning projects. She believes that a decentralised global network like CITYMAKERS enables intercultural learning and building processes as well as gaining a better understanding for the differences and similarities between China and Europe.
Get to know Edna Peza-Ramirez, who is specialized in the creation of safe public spaces through bottom-up solutions and human-scale approaches. For her, city making is defined by the degree in which cities tend to the safety of their most vulnerable users.
Meet Marlene Welzel, social entrepreneur and founder of the Vienna-based housing platform Wohnbuddy. For her, city making is about being innovative, about creating and providing solutions to the challenges you are identifying – and also about communicating, getting in touch with people from different organizations and gaining new insights.
Meet Sonja Broy, who is working at the intersection between urban architecture, city development, science, art, culture and journalism. Being a city maker for her means to interact and change arguments, visions and inspirations with all kinds of different people – and to shape the future of living areas and communities.