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The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam, door Robert Kloosterman

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Presentatie van Robert Kloosterman bij Creative Cities Amsterdam Area (CCAA).

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The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam, door Robert Kloosterman

  1. 1. Robert Kloosterman
  2. 2. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Elizabeth Currid The Warhol Economy; How Fashion, Art, and Music Drive New York City.
  3. 3. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Important book: • It’s central thesis is very important The underlying research is highly • interesting Got a lot of publicity • • The style of the book
  4. 4. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Read and enjoy the book!
  5. 5. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Comparison NYC-Amsterdam Jane Jacobs did it before: in 1985 Amsterdam: difficult transition to post- industrial economy High unemployment, flight of the middle classes
  6. 6. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Jane Jacobs optimistic: • Diverse economy • Mix of buildings old and new • Mix of use • Density • Intricate street patterns • Lively sidewalks
  7. 7. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam We could add: Rich palette of educational institutions, Proximity to an international airport, Attractive historic city centre Tolerant atmosphere Local entrepreneurial culture
  8. 8. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Jane Jacobs turned out to be right: After 1985, the Amsterdam economy picked up again Producer services and cultural industries growth sectors Amsterdam became a popular place to live driving house prices up
  9. 9. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Grafiek 2: Ontwikkeling stedelijke concentraties van werkgelegenheid in creatieve bedrijfsklassen 1899-2005 2 1,8 1,6 1,4 1,2 Amsterdam Rotterdam LQ 1 Den Haag Utrecht 0,8 0,6 0,4 0,2 0 1899 1920 1930 1963 1973 1980 1988 1993 2000 2005
  10. 10. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Location quotients in arts in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht, 1899-2005 (Michael Deinema and Robert 5 Kloosterman, forthcoming) 4,5 4 3,5 3 Amsterdam Rotterdam 2,5 LQ Den Haag Utrecht 2 1,5 1 0,5 0 1899 1920 1930 1993 2000 2005
  11. 11. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Importance of cultural industries recognised by the national and the local government (e.g. Kansen voor West, Creative Cities Amsterdam Area) Focus on match educational institutions and C.I. Offering room (workspaces) for C.I. Recognition of heterarchic characteristic of the C.I. Investing in knowledge infrastructure Creative City Lab: using C.I. to help to solve social issues
  12. 12. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam • Strenghtening of urban milieu to enable face-to-face contacts (third spaces) • Tolerant atmosphere • Accessibility of urban space • Workspaces
  13. 13. The Warhol Economy and Amsterdam Questions: Relevant spatial scale? Demand side? Rerun of industrial policies of the 1950s?

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