Transforming neglected square: bringing arts + culture outside in #Perth @p4c_urbact

Transforming neglected square: bringing arts + culture outside in #Perth @p4c_urbact

A key objective for the new Cultural Center was to highlight the identity and assets of each of the cultural institutions by improving their facades and entrances. But this was only the beginning. Throughout our 40 years of Placemaking projects in cities and communities across the globe, PPS has seen time and time again the transformative impact of bringing cultural programming “into the streets.” With this in mind, as part of this “Quick Win” approach, the MRA was deliberate in shifting focus from the buildings themselves to the activities that occur in the “Third Spaces ” between them. They encouraged the institutions these structures housed—museums, art galleries, theaters, and libraries, for example—to consider interactive and creative programming that made use of their exterior public space. In response, The Institute of Contemporary Art began a series of public outdo...

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