The Civic City in a Nomadic World

What happens when we try to create zones of encounter? Where and how these encounters are going to take place? How are we going to create places of empathy, where difference, the essence of what the city is about, meets?We are in the midst of redesigning the world and all its systems; economically, legally, politically, socially, culturally…Charles Landry talks about the fracture in our society, the fragility that it creates because all the changes we are experimenting and how will it resolve itself.

About the speaker

Charles Landry works with cities around the world to help them make the most of their potential. He is widely acclaimed as a speaker, author, innovator and he facilitates complex urban change projects. An international authority on using imagination in creating self-sustaining urban change Charles has advised cities or given talks in over 60 countries. He helps shift how we harness possibilities and resources in reinventing our cities and his Creative City concept has become a global movement. His book The Art of City Making was recently voted the 2nd best book on cities ever written by the planning website. His most recent book is The Civic City in a Nomadic World. Other books cover the measurement of urban creativity, the digitized city, urban fragility and risk, the sensory experience cities and interculturalism. For further information:

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