May 16-17, Brno, Czech Republic
Organized by 4AM Forum for Architecture and Media,
The second workshop of Vacant Central Europe is hosted by Brno’s 4AM Forum for Architecture and Media on May 16-17. The meeting will concentrate on vacant territories and buildings in the Brno region and their potential reuse. During the workshop, participants will visit the „Brno South Centre“ (Jižní centrum), the creative centre „Šestá větev“ in a former textile factory, and will be presented the cases of Wannieck Factory (Vaňkovka), CT Park, the former City Penitentiary and the creative use of abandoned buildings and brownfields in Prague by invited lecturers. Besides the site visits and the presentations, participants will discuss the elaboration of vacancy maps in the region as well as potential strategies for the in-between use and conversion of vacant properties and cooperation schemes with municipalities, property owners and the civil society.