Placemaking & Paradoxes

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Recently, Ieva Rozentale had the wonderful opportunity to participate in placemaking Week 2017 in Amsterdam and meet like-minded people working hard to make cities more liveable and human, as weird as it might sound. Here are her two cents – a 7 minute presentation on paradoxes in placemaking and community-building.

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CONFESSIONS OF A CREATIVE PLACEMAKER

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What follows is a reflection on the ethics of the creative economy discourse when applied in the context of urban planning, a tiny participatory observation, concluded by a statement of belief in a better future. “I was looking for something to love, for I was in love with loving”, wrote St. Augustine in his Confessions about the student days in Carthage. A quote that I remember every time I contemplate why I do certain things. But how does the quest for meaning in our actions relate to ethics, creative economy and placemaking?[1] Recently I have been involved in the process …

Ieva RozentaleCONFESSIONS OF A CREATIVE PLACEMAKER