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Creative Milieux : How Urban Design Nurtures Creative Clusters (Hardcover)

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The so-called ‘creative industries’ are increasingly being presented as an important tool of urban regeneration and economic development. Until now, research on the clustering of such activities has been limited to economics, geography and urban policy. This book is the first to gather together emerging research in urban design and spatial planning that explores what characteristics of the built form of cities support the distinctive activity patterns of various creative industries, and how and why they cluster together at a range of local scales. The book offers detailed case studies and comparative analyses of creative city neighbourhoods on five continents. Contributions examine urban forms, building types, and other qualities of place that attract and retain creative workers and foster creative production, outlining a range of methodologies for studying them. Taken altogether,Creative Milieux offers new insights for urban design practice, and for its role in wider urban policy. This book was originally published as a special issue of theJournal of Urban Design.

Number of Pages: 153
Genre: Architecture
Sub-Genre: Urban + Land Use Planning
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: October 2, 2015
TCIN: 50338502
UPC: 9781138934368
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-9185
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