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 Innovators; The 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.
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Using real-time examples, this session applies the principles of the Bauhaus to some specific 2019 urban challenges.
Where was Bauhaus thinking headed when it closed down, what could and should it be doing for cities if it was recreated now?
How and why did the Bauhaus emerge when it did? What can we learn to unlock similar creativity for the present?