Tweetie Bird It is about imagining that the center is ever flexible and having the courage to create new centers.-Theaster Gates on his work #ArtPlace [More from ccoletta]

July 26, 2007

//View Show

About the Show

Exploring what it means to be a Creative City has been a regular topic on Smart City. This week we'll visit with Lynda Dorrington who is leading her own creative city movement in Perth, an isolated city on the west coast of Australia. Lynda is executive director of FORM, a craft organization serving Western Australia and the platform from which she has launched a much bigger creative capital initiative.

We'll also talk to Dan Himmelberg, an architect turned workshop leader. His firm, Xpress Ideas, uses innovative methods to gather public opinion to create good design solutions, long range planning and programming. Dan's base is Overland Park, Kansas.

We are forming a creative city, this week on Smart City.

Open Player in New Window

Download Episode MP3

Related Shows

Charter Schools and Eating Locally

This week on Smart City: Both Barack Obama and John McCain embrace…

Education

Tall Buildings and Public Spaces

This week on Smart City: Public space is important in both cities…

Architecture and Design

Richard Florida and Meg Cheever

This week on Smart City Richard Florida is our guest. He predicted…

Trends

Ed Glaeser and Randy Gragg

This week on Smart City we'll examine cities in history and…

Architecture and Design

Sign Up for the
Smart City Newsletter