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Big Spaces, Small Spaces: Urban, Architectural, and Artistic Strategies for City-Based Cultural Districts

May 2018
By Adrian Ellis

Big Spaces, Small Spaces: Urban, Architectural, and Artistic Strategies for City-Based Cultural Districts

 Big spaces and small spaces together have contributed to the urban environment in Gulf cities. The urban, architectural, and artistic strategies for city-based cultural districts are an ongoing conversation in the Gulf and beyond. This panel will examine the emergence of art districts in Gulf cities, including the involvement of governments and the private sector in their development and integration. 

Speakers: Vilma Jurkute Director, Alserkal Avenue | Noura Al Sayeh Head of Architectural Affairs, Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities | Meitha Saeed Al Mazrooei Editor, WTD Magazine | Adrian Ellis Chair, Global Cultural Districts Network | Yasser ElsheshtawyVisiting Scholar, AGSIW (Moderator)