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Art, Change, and Small Steps

There is an interesting Op-ed in the New York Times today written by Antanas Mockus, a former mayor of Bogotá, Columbia. (Between Mockus’s two terms, Bogotá was led by another visionary, … 242 more words

Arts Infrastructure

Dr. Andrew Harris

Dr. Andrew Harris

Lecturer in Geography and Urban Studies

Biography

Dr Andrew Harris is a Lecturer in Geography and Urban Studies, convenor of the interdisciplinary… 429 more words

How to make creative cities -- from buildings to buses

“I am in love with cities,” says British designer and architect Thomas Heatherwick (TED Talk: Building the seed cathedral). “It’s just incredible that we all live together, and together we add up to something incredibly rich.” Heatherwick has already come up with some pretty bold urban designs — including a  832 more words

Idea In Depth

Jack reblogged this on Universal Journal Review.

What makes cities musically creative?

There are certain cities around the world that are renowned for their musical culture, and have a “privileged history of creativity” (Watson, Hoyler & Mager 2009, pp. 3,155 more words

Music

ON THE CREATIVE QUESTION | MANIFESTO BY GEERT LOVINK, SEBASTIAN OLMA & NED ROSSITER

On the Creative Question – Nine Theses*

By Geert Lovink, Sebastian Olma and Ned Rossiter

‘Culture attracts the worst impulses of the moneyed, it has no honor, it begs to be suburbanized and corrupted’. 1,623 more words

Opinions

2015 NSW Creative Achievement Awards

On Monday night I was honoured to be a finalist at the 2015 NSW Creative Achievement Awards. Congratulations to all the finalists and the winners – Michael Rebelo, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi Australia and Shaun Parker, Artistic Director, Shaun Parker & Company. 17 more words

Urban Planning

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

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