Design, architecture and spatial planning
While there is plenty of international activity at national government level including the 42nd session of the UNESCO General Conference – which we continue to monitor and analyse, this month we highlight the important role of cities in arts and cultural policy.
ReCrAFting Cities is a 3-hour online session bringing together city and cultural representatives to exchange experiences around the contribution of arts and culture towards inclusive, creative and sustainable urban spaces. This event is taking place on Wednesday, 6 December 2023 from 14:00 to 17:00 CET.
UNESCO's first international organisation in the field of documentary heritage is set to open in the central city of Cheongju this week, the interior ministry said Tuesday. The International Centre for Documentary Heritage (ICDH) will support UNESCO's Memory of the World Program, which aims to preserve documentary heritage around the world and promote its global awareness, according to the Ministry of the Interior and Safety.
Throughout two shows, Our Legacy and Our Heart, First Nations models of diverse ages and sizes almost outshone the striking garments they wore. Designs from 22 labels and collaborations represented the heart and soul of the designers, artists and makers, many who journeyed very long distances for the opportunity to tell their stories through fashion design and art.
La titular de la Secretaría de Cultura federal informó que, de los 3,269 inmuebles afectados por dichos movimientos telúricos en 11 estados de país, ya han sido restaurados y entregados a las comunidades 2,386, lo cual representa un avance del 73%.
The United Nations’ culture agency is warning of twin perils to the historic city from mass tourism and climate change. To protect its fragile ecosystem and stunning architecture, Venice has taken bold steps. In recent years, it has banned cruise ships from its lagoon and built sea walls to keep out high tides. Still, the city remains under serious threat, United Nations experts warned this week.