Arts Districts as Economic and Civic Catalysts
From New York’s High Line, to 798 Art District, to West Kowloon, contemporary cultural spaces across the globe have moved beyond ‘the Bilbao effect’ of a single building to embrace the value of civic space, while they attract ever more diverse audiences and respond to the increasing expectations of today’s “experiential economy”. How are these districts anchoring and activating creative communities? Join Thomas Wong, Richard Olcott, Peter Schubert and Grace Chen of Ennead Architects, whose work includes The Standard, High Line and the soon-to-open Shanghai Planetarium, for a discussion of how the built environment can foster change in the cultural sector.
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