Urban Lab- Creative Bureaucracy 24-25 February 2020

17.02.2020 |

From 24-25 February an Urban Lab of the Interreg UrbCulturalPlanning takes place on the theme “Strategic goal setting and creative creative bureaucracy” in Kiel, Germany.

The purpose of the workshop is to explore what creativities – individual, organizational and city-wide are needed for aligning a sustainable city making, to highlight the power of cultural resources for changing the planning paradigm in city making and to foster sustainable cities in general. As a specific example the potential for using a creative city strategy for Kiel will be explored.

Five working group sessions will engage participants in different aspects. This includes climate and mobility, social city, children friendly city, creative city and urban design, citizen’s city and digitalization, innovative city and living.

The public panel discussion “Towards a new governance model”, moderated by Charles Landry (internatio-nal adviser on the future of cities) and Annette Wiese-Krukowska (Head of Cultural and Creative department of the city Kiel), will ask questions on what kind of administration a liveable city does need and how a new way of collaboration in administration to tackle today’s/ tomorrows problems could look like.

Urbanists and city planners, artists, researchers and academics, students, community organizers, politicians and activists, who want to explore the key aspects of taking an art and cultural perspective in urban strategies and practice, are very welcome.

The project UrbCulturalPlanning adapts worldwide knowledge on cultural planning into the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) and will be sharing it, working with both UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and UNESCO’s supported work on the method of Cultural Planning.

Participation is free. More information and registration (until: 20th of February)

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