"Partners from public, private, non-profit, and community sectors strategically shape the physical and social character of a neighborhood, town, city, or region around arts and cultural activities" Ann Markusen and Anne Gadwa.
Clever citizens are growing creative places in areas (like light industrial zones) that we've never considered. Is the 'system' coping with this innovation and even enabling it?
Art as the fulcrum of city transformation - more prosperous, liveable and diverse places.
How does your organisation support creative Placemaking?
We generate discussion in our training courses on Placemaking and urban design. While there are common qualities to the places we like, our own views matter. I started this blog to continue this discussion on-line. The Comments section at the bottom of each article provides the opportunity, so don't be bashful. Particularly if you disagree!
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Written: 10 February, 2016
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