Content tagged with: culture
Blog - Emerging in a changing city The idea of the Camping 2013 came up with a simple observation : Marseille is expecting millions of visitors as European Capital of Culture in 2013, but you cannot find any camping at less than 30 km from the city. The city counts a lot of underused spaces though, in particular in its former industrial areas.
Blog - The garden city near the Eiffel tour
Blog - Chipperfied & friends at the architecture biennial in Venice The curator of this year’s biennale, David Chipperfield, has invited a group of architects to the Arsenale with an agenda that appears to be looking more back than forward. At least that is the impression you get when walk through the Arsenale, the main exhibition venue at the Venice Biennale. As always, you need to spend at least a day to get the full picture. The amount of information is massive.
Blog - The title of the debate ‘Nordic Cities – Urban Life as a Resource’ somehow sums it all up. High quality city life is an asset. That is a fact. Creating good living conditions delivers a high return on investment in so many ways. That is, economic growth, welfare, safety, health. The list goes on. And urban life has become an important competitive factor in attracting new business and highly skilled employees to the city.
Blog - A former high bunker in Wroclaw has been transformed into a contemporary art museum with a spectacular roof top bar. Even more impressive is that the conversion has been made for only 1 million Euros. Contemporary Museum Wroclaw is a role model in transformation of historic landmarks.
Blog - Wroclaw presents itself as a meeting place; a multicultural environment where innovation happens and people respect and strengthen each other.
Blog - The first in a series of reflections on the wonderfully informative IFHP trip to Wroclaw