23rd May 2019
Zlín, Czech Republic

1 theme
6 speakers
253 delegates
15 countries
19 l slivovitz
1 500 pcs kolaches
300 vinyls

many friendships
& working relationships

photos from The Street 2019

The Street brings together leading design thinkers and practitioners from around the world since 2017

The exclusive event includes inspiring keynote speeches, thought-provoking presentations, a networking session, an interactive workshop and a tour of the mmcité factory. All this to set out a bold future vision for landscape practice.

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The Street 2019 theme

the value of public space

The landscape is an essential part of what makes a place successful. It sets the scene and is there to be enjoyed by all. Beautiful, robust public space gives people a better quality of life. It creates a sense of place. It adds value. Most importantly, it helps to create a sense of pride and ownership.

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Peter Pasečný (SK)

Landscape Architect and Founding Partner at 2ka landscape and urban architects

Chartered landscape architect with broad portfolio of international experiences and projects. After co-founding landscape architecture studio in 2009 with his wife Ivana, their focus aimed at bringing international inspiration and quality to the local developments and they are successfully raising awareness of landscape architecture field in Slovakia.

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Jerry Van Eyck (USA)

Founding Principal at !melk

Trained as a landscape architect and industrial designer, Jerry has garnered a reputation as a specialist in the design of complex urban interventions. Jerry is a globally respected lecturer, and serves as a visiting critic at design institutions.

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Daniela Allmeier (AT)

Co-founder and Managing Director at RaumPosition

Daniela is award winning architect and city planner, well know
for designing complex and “tailor made” planning processes, developing urban design projects and regional development strategies. She teaches at the University of Technology in Vienna and regularly speaks at international conferences.

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Rowan D’Arcy (UAE)

Senior Associate / Business Development at InSite by KEO

An experienced landscape architecture practitioner with
an international career that spans over 11 years, Rowan is currently responsible for business development at InSite –
Planners / Landscape Architects.

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David Karásek (CZ)

Co-Founder and Creative Director at mmcité1

Award winning designer and co-founder of mmcite. David stands behind research & design development and marketing communications of mmcite as well as manages international business development. He serves as a lecturer and visiting critic
on design juries.

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Matúš Vallo (SK)

Architect and Mayor of Bratislava city

Matúš is an architect, co-founder of a successful studio Vallo Sadovsky Architects and a newly elected Mayor of Bratislava. He is behind the initiatives such as Urban Intervention, We Are a City and Alliance Old Market Hall. Matúš also initiated the preparation of the Bratislava Plan.

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see the full programme
8:30 – 15:00
Zlín, Czech Repulic

conference

Be inspired by our influential keynote speakers, take part in stimulating debate about the value of public realm, and learn about the latest developments in landscape architecture.

15:00 – 0:00
Bílovice, Czech Republic

meet & wine

In the evening we move to the very headquarters of mmcité near Zlín. Enjoy live music, drinks, snacks and end the day the right way.

venue

The Street 2019 will take place in the iconic city of Zlín, which is renowned for its modern brutalist architecture and which was the home of shoemaking entrepreneur Tomas Bata.

flashback
to 2018

Since mmcité launched The Street in 2017, it has grown to become a must-attend event for landscape architects, architects, public realm enthusiasts and landscape construction professionals.

It was one of the most memorable conferences that I've spoken to.
Giulia Vallone – Senior Executive Architect, Cork Council

Re-inhabit the streets

Giulia Vallone (IRL)
Senior Executive Architect, Cork Council

Attended

Last year, some 250 delegates attended the event including participants in the networking session.

City Walk

Eric Wright (UAE)
Director, Place Dynamix Middle East, Dubai

Public design and the City

Casimir Zdanius (USA)
Grimshaw Architects, New York
It was a pleasure to be part of such a well hosted event, with local to international speakers and guests, sharing their experience on design in the public realm.
Casimir Zdanius – Associate Principal Grimshaw Architects

Consequences from urban quarters to park

Janica Šipul (CZ)
Consequence Froma Studio, Brno

Designing for
Everywhere and Everyone

David Karásek (CZ)
Co-Founder & Creative Director, mmcité1
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