Professor Ed Glaeser is a world respected academic. His passion is the city, how it
works. For him, the city is the ultimate creation of human ingeneuity. The
fascination is how something so complex can form and keep working: the Triumph of
the City. Glaeser suggests that the heart of this fascination relates to two issues:
creativity and the economy.
Glaeser is an economist. At the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2010, he
suggested that no economy is the…
Founder of new creative production consultancy Tigger, Suzy Glass provides a thoughtful perspective on the urban regeneration of Speirs Locks in this short video interview...
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Yesterday at IDFA, BRITDOC and the Bertha Foundation announced a wonderful new partnership: The Bertha Foundation is investing in BRITDOC's future, joining the Board of Directors and launching two new funds worth £1.5 million to filmmakers over the next three years. At the outset, Steve James's award winning The Interrupters and Soniya Kirpalani’s We The People are the first projects to receive support.
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How do you take an old building, renovate it and make it the kind of place that inspires people to create? At Inner Ear I'm working on a project for ISIS and Architecture and Design Scotland, where we put a very interesting group of people together to explore urban regeneration and creativity. Here's an introductory video we created about the project.…Continue
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As Christmas approaches, businesses all over the country are preparing to unleash the same old staid, predictable Christmas music on their customers and staff. Most are unaware of the detrimental effect it has on anyone listening, and this campaign is designed to educate employers on these negative…Continue
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I recently had the pleasure of being in Italy for a week with my family, visiting Bologna, Ferrara, Verona, Padua and Venice. We had a great time. [7 Days]
Last night, the family decided to watch a film that included Venice in its storyline - Only You. Made in 1994, and starring Marisa…Continue
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