François Matarasso – ’Keeping the paths open”

As from CAAC experience, it seems that networking and pooling of resources to create scale economies are fundamental for those Atlantic entities involved in creativity. Participating in a network with partners already experienced on the creative economy should allow for enrichment at the local and European level. Pooling resources is a key to consolidate and develop existing actions…

Project for Public Spaces: Placemaking Trainings

Registration is now open for Fall 2014 training at the PPS office in New York City. This year two excellent training courses are offered: Placemaking: Making it Happen and How to Create Successful Markets. Both offer practical information aimed towards students and professionals alike looking to bring Placemaking into their communities. PLACEMAKING MAKING IT HAPPEN…

Smart quotes for city-makers

  The two elements the traveller first captures in the big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.  Federico Garcia Lorca We will neglect our cities to our peril, for in neglecting them we neglect the nation. John F. Kennedy I have always believed that every great city in history needs…