Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

The cultural life of public spaces

By Lee Pugalis

Abstract

Within a UK context of radical policy reform and broader global economic shifts, the homogenisation of public space and the decimation of cultural life are leading-edge issues of contemporary concern. Drawing on empirics from a broader research project, this paper reports on the (ongoing) production of public spaces and extracts some pointers for practice pertaining to planning for their cultural life. Underutilisation, temporal dimensions and perceptions of urban quality are analysed, before tentatively considering future directions. Multi-stakeholder coproduction is put forward as a potentially fruitful mode of working

Topics: K400, K900
Publisher: ICE Publishing
Year: 2012
DOI identifier: 10.1680/udap.10.00057
OAI identifier: oai:nrl.northumbria.ac.uk:6519

Suggested articles

Citations

  1. (2009). Cultural animation and economic vitality: identifying the links and regeneration potential through the lens of the urban street scene',
  2. (2009). The culture and economics of urban public space design: public and professional perceptions', doi

To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.