The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators [NOOK Book]


First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban Innovators

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First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'This book will power the post-industrial revolution.'
Lord Richard Rogers

Erick Villagomez, Re:place

'Loaded with clever, thought-provoking ideas.'
Landscape Design

'Tremendously useful.'
Development and Change

'Charles Landry is one of the very few people with the experience and imagination to address the fundamental problems that confront cities today.'
Tim Campbell, Head of the Urban Partnership, The World Bank

'Immensely rewarding. A veritable cascade of stimulating ideas.'
Ketso Gordhan, CEO, City of Johannesburg

'Finally, someone who has figured out how to make culture a vital part of the modern city.'
Marc Pachter, Senior Strategy Advisor to the Secretary of the Smithsonian, Washington, DC

'Filled with good advice'
George Morgan, Centre for Cultural Research, University of Sydney

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136554476
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/4/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Charles Landry is an international authority on the future of cities and the creative use of culture in urban revitalization. In 1978, he founded Comedia, which seeks to rethink the major global issues for cities. He is author of The Art of City-Making (2006) and co-author of The Intercultural City (2007).

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Table of Contents

List of Case Studies

Setting the Scene

Preface to 2nd Edition: The Drama of Urban Change

Introduction to 2nd Edition: The Creative City: Its Origins and Futures

Pt. 1 Urban Groundshifts

1 Rediscovering Urban Creativity 3

2 Urban Problems, Creative Solutions 20

3 The New Thinking 41

Pt. 2 The Dynamics of Urban Creativity

4 Creative Urban Transformations 79

5 Foundations of the Creative City 105

6 The Creative Milieu 132

Pt. 3 A Conceptual Toolkit of Urban Creativity

7 Getting Creative Planning Started 163

8 Rediscovering Urban Creativity 197

9 Assessing and Sustaining the Creative Process 224

Pt. 4 The Creative City and Beyond

10 The Creative City and Beyond 257

App. 1 Cultural Industries in Tower Hamlets 272

App. 2 Glasgow's Cultural Strengths 274

App. 3 Visual Arts in Glasgow 275

Acronyms and Abbreviations 276

Bibliography 277

About Comedia 286

Index 287

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