World Culture Districts

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World Culture Districts

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Author: Adrian Ellis

Type: Hardback

ISBN: 9783903572195

Date: 31st January, 2022


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Cultural districts are playing a key cultural and social role throughout the world in the twenty-first century. They offer an incomparable density of art and culture and have a profound influence on the development of cities and regions.ïWorld Culture DistrictsÍ presents the first-ever overview of this phenomenon, featuring fifteen of the most important cultural districts on six continents.The range of different kinds of cultural districts and their respective influence on space and society is revealed, and essays by international experts such as Gail Lord, Adrian Ellis, Matthias Sauerbruch and Louisa Hutton, Vitus H. Weh and Christian Strasser shed light on current issues surrounding their development and impact.Culture districts featured include; Museumsinsel Berlin, Germany; Quartier des Spectacles Montr_al, Canada; The GoDown Arts Centre Nairobi, Kenya; Gorky Park and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, æRussia; T__l_nlahti Helsinki, Finland and Southbank Centre London, United Kingdom.

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