City Brand/ CulturalCreative Industry DM strategy Quartersclusters IP generators Planning/Bobo/ Urban design public spaces/Bohemian Public artresidence Globally networked Education sector/ student life Landmark/ Signature architecture
Urban White Paper Our Towns and Cities (2000) delivering anurban renaissance‘How we live our lives is shapedby where we live our lives’John Prescott’s ForewordArgument: the urban regeneration policy of past governmentswas premised on property reconstruction, ignoring the morefundamental issues of ‘quality of life’The State of English Cities report attempted to create…‘a connected rather thanreductionist view of the world’•integrationism in urban development• data on economics, social development, culture andinternational links
New urban artists• ‘Art’ maker• Project manager• Events entrepreneur• Critic, public intellectual• Cultural diplomat• Technician, site manager, contracts director.• Critic, writer, educator
LabourParty election manifesto 1997 ‘The arts, culture and sport are central to the task of recreating the sense of community, identity and civic pride thatshould define our country. Yet we consistently undervalue the role of the arts and culture in helping to create a civic society’
The Jerde Partnership and Coventry City Council, December 2008.
Cf: DETR (1998a) Planning for Sustainable Development: Towards a Better Practice London: Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions.
NVA public artsGlasgow May 2009 – ongoingSAGE: PUTTING FOOD PRODUCTION INTO THE HEART OF URBAN LIFEwww.sowandgroweverywhere.org.uk
Cittadellarte– Foundation Pistoletto, Biella, Italy