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Charles Landry

Charles Landry is an international authority on the use of imagination and creativity in urban change. In 1978 he founded Comedia, a globally oriented consultancy working in creativity, culture and urban change. He has completed several hundred assignments for a variety of public and private clients and given workshops in over 55 countries. In 2008/09 he developed the ‘Creative City Index’. He has written several books including: The Creative City: A Toolkit for Urban InnovatorsThe Art of City Making; and The Digitized City: Influence and Impact, Psychology and the City: The Hidden Dimension, co-authored with Chris Murray; The Creative Bureaucracy & its Radical Common Sense co-authored with Margie Caust. His most recent book is The Civic City in a Nomadic World.

Events featuring this speaker

Bauhaus Now (3): How Can Bauhaus Help Cities Now?

Anna Lisa Boni, Charles Landry, Kathy McArdle, Chris Murray, Jana Revedin, Marleen Stikker

Using real-time examples, this session applies the principles of the Bauhaus to some specific 2019 urban challenges.

£25£20 View event
17 October 2019 2:30pm - 4:30pm Watershed

Bauhaus Now (2): Creating Bauhaus 2019

Rhiannon Corcoran, Miatta Fahnbulleh, Simon Guentner, Charles Landry, Hilary O’Shaughnessy, Ania Pilipenko, Finn Williams, Cecilia Wong

Where was Bauhaus thinking headed when it closed down, what could and should it be doing for cities if it was recreated now?

£25£20 View event
17 October 2019 12:45pm - 2:15pm Watershed

Bauhaus Now (1): What Made Bauhaus Great?

Charles Landry, Chris Murray, Sunand Prasad, Jana Revedin, Michiel Schwarz, Tim Stonor

How and why did the Bauhaus emerge when it did? What can we learn to unlock similar creativity for the present?

£25£20 View event
17 October 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm Watershed