As part of #ConnectedbyCreativity UK-China Contemporary Festival, join us for Nurturing Cultural Vitality and Distinctiveness in Urban Development, featuring Swire CEO, China, Mr Tim Blackburn in Conversation with Peking Art Associates’ Emily Pettit and Lucy Minyo.
Time: 12 noon (UK/GMT), Wednesday 21 October
Swire CEO, China, Mr Tim Blackburn in Conversation with Peking Art Associates’ Emily Pettit and Lucy Minyo
Together, the panellists will explore why and how culture and heritage are important in supporting the economic viability, social cohesion and environmental preservation (sustainability and place distinctiveness) of urban developments, cases drawn from successful developments undertaken by Swire in China and changes during the pandemic of how Chinese audiences perceive cultural heritage.
- Definition of cultural heritage & why it is important - cultural vitality (creative work spaces, food markets, night-time activity)
- Business advantages to co-locating culture and retail
- Meeting government mandates and how they are changing
- How audiences perceive cultural heritage - building on place distinctiveness. Qualitative surveys Lucy has conducted in Beijing
- Rehana Mughal, British Council China
- Emily de Wolfe Pettit, Founder & CEO, Peking Art Associates Limited
- Tim Blackburn, CEO, Swire Properties Chinese mainland
- Lucy Minyo, Strategy & Partnerships Manager, Peking Art Associates Limited