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FIRSTHour – Creativity, Social Capital and Vibrancy

12 March 2010

How are we connected to the urban environment? Do creativity and culture pave the way for the future of our city? In the first session of PERTHour we explored how networks of social capital can employ creativity to add vibrancy to civil society.


Charles LandrySpeaker: Charles Landry

Charles Landry is an Authority on creativity who has pioneered the connection between culture, creativity and urban space. Charles helps cities transform their thinking so that they can look at their potential imaginatively and can plan and act with originality. Charles has written extensively on the necessity of creativity in developing successful, vibrant and sustainable cities and has initiated groundbreaking research and development for cities including Chicago, Sydney, Seattle, Vancouver, Helsinki and Glasgow. Homepage