By Tüzin Baycan, Luigi Fusco Girard
The concept of 'creative towns' - the place cultural actions and inventive and cultural industries play a very important position in assisting city creativity and contributing to the hot inventive economic system - has develop into relevant to so much nearby and concrete improvement innovations lately. an inventive urban is meant to increase innovative and leading edge strategies to quite a number social, financial and environmental difficulties: monetary stagnancy, city shrinkage, social segregation, international pageant or extra. towns and areas all over the world try to increase, facilitate or advertise concentrations of inventive, cutting edge and/or knowledge-intensive industries which will develop into extra aggressive. those locations are searching for new concepts to mix monetary improvement with caliber of position that might bring up monetary productiveness and inspire development. in contrast expanding curiosity in artistic towns, this quantity bargains a coherent set of articles on sustainable and inventive towns, and addresses glossy theories and ideas when it comes to examine on sustainability and creativity. It analyses ideas and practices of the inventive urban for the formula of regulations and suggestions in the direction of the sustainable urban. It brings jointly best lecturers with varied methods from various disciplines to supply a complete and holistic evaluate of creativity and sustainability of town, linking examine and perform. In doing so, it places ahead rules approximately stimulating the construction of an cutting edge wisdom for an artistic and sustainable urban, and remodeling a particular wisdom right into a common universal wisdom, which implies top destiny coverage activities, decision-making methods and offerings for the switch in the direction of a human sustainable improvement of the town.