Culture Counts: A "New Math" for the Future of Innovative Cities

December 2012
Vital Speeches International;Dec2012, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p420
The article presents a speech by Linda Lees, director of the organization Creative Cities International LLC, delivered at the American Creativity Association International Conference, held in Singapore on August 30, 2012, in which she discussed the future of cities, urban planning, and the rejection of culture in assessing and evaluating city projects.


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