Category Archives: Urban Art Forum

ULI UK Urban Art Forum: ‘Does Urban Art Pay Back?’

It’s a question that plays on the minds of developers and governments alike; does the often-substantial cost of promoting art and culture, from sculptures to ponds to pop-up operas, have a material and quantifiable benefit? The ULI gathered in a most appropriate location – Argent’s offices behind Granary Square in Kings Cross – to solve this riddle, for the recently launched Urban Art Forum’s second event on 26 March 2108. The panel comprised of four leading professionals across the public and private sectors, each of whom have a differing daily … Read More

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Urban Art Forum Launch: Land Art Generator Initiative

Words by Christopher Choa, ULI UK Chair I recently moderated the inaugural event of the ULI Urban Art Forum, which was devoted to the work of the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI). We are in a period of increasing awareness related to climate adaptations and renewable energy. At the same time, when we undertake urban regeneration efforts, we recognise the centrality of narratives that create identity and meaning.  The presentation of the LAGI/Land Art Generator Initiative takes place at this fascinating intersection of renewable energy and public art. The original … Read More

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