Keyword: placemaking

The use of arts and creativity in place branding strategy

This research was conducted by Waldemar Cudny, Roberta Comunian and Anita Wolaniuk at the Jan Kochanowski University, Poland and two other institutions

Summary

Place branding is increasingly common, and this paper examines how the post-industrial city of Łódź in Poland has devised a branding strategy to combine its complex heritage …

Building partnerships to support creative placemaking

This research was conducted by Jamie Levine Daniel and Mirae Kim at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and Georgia State University, USA

Summary

This paper describes the outcomes of a workshop on creative placemaking which brought together ‘local community leaders, planners, economic developers, tourism or cultural administrators’. Creative placemaking ‘intentionally leverages the …

Cultural amenities attract highly skilled workers

This research was conducted by Oliver Falck and three others at the University of Munich and other universities

Summary

This research looked at German data to demonstrate that cultural amenities play an important role in attracting highly skilled workers to a location. This leads to yet more highly skilled people moving …

By | 19 November 2018 |

Art can help involve citizens in local planning processes

This research was conducted by Marian Stuiver and three others at Wageningen University and Research Centre, Utrecht University, and the University of Leiden, The Netherlands.

Summary

This study looked at the potential of art as a way of involving citizens in the processes of regional transitions. In this article, researches asked …

By | 5 May 2015 |

Culture makes neighbourhoods more affluent and desirable places to live

This research was conducted by Mark J. Stern and Susan C. Seifert at the University of Pennsylvania, USA

Summary

This paper characterised neighbourhoods in Philadelphia and founds that a concentration of cultural assets can lead to a variety of other benefits. The authors took a range of data from surveys, box-office …

By | 5 December 2013 |