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The Creative City A Toolkit for Urban Innovators

By: Charles Landry(Author)
299 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Earthscan
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About this book

The Creative City is a clarion call for imaginative action in developing and running urban life. It shows how to think, plan and act creatively in addressing urban issues, with remarkable examples of innovation and regeneration from around the world. This revised edition of Charles' Landry's highly influential text has been updated to contain a new introduction and case studies.

Contents

- Preface to 2nd Edition: The Drama of Urban Change
- Introduction to 2nd Edition: The Creative City: Its Origins and Futures

Part I: Urban Groundshifts
- Rediscovering Urban Creativity
- Urban Problems, Creative Solutions
- The New Thinking

Part II: The Dynamics of Urban Creativity
- Creative Urban Transformations
- Foundations of the Creative City
- The Creative Milieu

Part III: A Conceptual Toolkit of Urban Creativity
- Getting Creative Planning Started
- Rediscovering Urban Creativity
- Assessing and Sustaining the Creative Process

Part IV: The Creative City and Beyond
- The Creative City and Beyond

Bibliography
Index

Customer Reviews

Biography

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 (co-) author of The Art of City-Making and The Intercultural City.

By: Charles Landry(Author)
299 pages, no illustrations
Publisher: Earthscan
Media reviews

"This book will power the post-industrial revolution."
– Lord Richard Rogers

"Exceptional."
– 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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