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CAN YOU REALLY DESIGN A CREATIVE NEIGHBOURHOOD? NORMAN FOSTER PLANS FOR HIPSTERS IN DUBAI

by Ares Kalandides

“Norman Foster’s architecture firm will deliver the second phase of the Dubai Design District, also known as D3, which is a new creative quarter being built from scratch in the United Arab Emirates city.” How many clichés can you serve at the same time? 211 more words

Opinions

Helsinki as commons 19 April 2015 - election day

Commons? Urban space? These days? With these election prognoses?

But, to more hopeful things. This afternoon a packed seminar room at Kiasma museum of contemporary art heard three excellent presentations and discussion that exploded many a myth about the benefits of cultural projects like the Guggenheim Foundation’s/franchise’s efforts to woo Helsinki’s leadership and public to let it come here and play. 870 more words

Providence: A Creative Capital

Once known for its gritty remnants from an industrial past, the city of Providence, Rhode Island has been actively rebranding itself as a creative capital in the last five years through a number of projects and programs.   986 more words

City Beautiful

Young people invited to present at next Nantes Creative Generations Forum !

Together with local associations, the City of Nantes and Nantes Metropole are organizing on 28-31 October 2015 the next edition of Nantes Creative Generations European youth initiative Forum. 117 more words

Atlantic Cities

IMAGINA ATLANTICA : Final results

We are glad to present you the final synthesis of Imagina Atlantica project (ES, EN, PT, FR versions).

This brochure gathers the results of the project (2010 – 2014) as well as your testimonies and interviews of participants. 65 more words

Atlantic Area

Atlantic Creative Cities met in Plymouth

Please find below the different presentations that earmarked the workshop “Atlantic Creative Cities” held in Plymouth on January 26th.

A big thank you to you all for attending the Creative Cities in the Atlantic Arc event, at the end of January, here in Plymouth. 205 more words

Atlantic Cities

Modena: Hospital St. Augustine

Modena is the typical small city in the North of Italy, not far from Bologna and relatively near to Florence. Most people may know it in relation to beautiful cars like Ferrari, De Tomaso and Maserati. 909 more words

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