Art, Architecture and Design: Transforming Place in Global Cities





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Uploaded on Jun 17, 2011

The built environment—whether individual buildings or city-wide projects that include arts districts and public spaces—affects livability and the cultural and social vitality of cities. Practitioners, civic leaders, and researchers discuss the ways in which arts and artists transform place, activate new cultural spaces, and regenerate cultural vitality.

Scott Burnham, Creative Director and Strategist; Author, Finding the Truth in Systems: In Praise of Design Hacking

Susan Chin, Assistant Commissioner, Capital Projects, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs

Theaster Gates, Artist and Urban Planner; Creative Director and Founder, Rebuild Foundation; Director of Arts Program Development, Office of the Provost, University of Chicago

Damon Rich, Designer and Artist; Founder, Center for Urban Pedagogy; Urban Designer and Waterfront Planner, City of Newark, New Jersey

Moderated by Lee Bey, Executive Director, Chicago Central Area Committee; Writer, Photographer, and Architecture Critic

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