Transformation of Architectural and Urban Spaces for the Creative Class
Authors: Agata Bonenberg
Abstract: The socioeconomic concept of the creative class is related to a situation in which economic status and development of significant groups of people is based on creating knowledge and on processing information, while the basis of their economic advantage is creativity. This fact has its spatial consequences – a condition for creative activity is appropriate environmental situation. Creating architectural and urban spaces for the creative class requires the selection and definition of features creating value in the information society and on creating a space in such a way as to stimulate creativity. The support of interaction with other users, support spontaneous behavior, and a possibility for individual, flexible transformation of space are a part of spatial attributes, which may stimulate creativity.
Keywords: Creative class, spatial environment, spatial environment
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