The Rise of the Creative City: Culture and Creativity in Copenhagen

  title={The Rise of the Creative City: Culture and Creativity in Copenhagen},
  author={Darrin Bayliss},
  journal={European Planning Studies},
  pages={889 - 903}
  • D. Bayliss
  • Published 2 July 2007
  • Sociology
  • European Planning Studies
Abstract Culture and creativity as drivers of development are established features of the urban policy agenda. This article examines the interplay of culture, creativity and city planning using the example of Copenhagen, Denmark. Denmark presents an interesting example because whilst it has a tradition for linking culture with urban economic boosterism, recent research has suggested a social emphasis in its more contemporary urban cultural policies. The paper argues that the arrival of… 
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