Learn how to use space as a tool to enhance creativity within your team and your organization. Mike Marcus is the Assistant Director of Creative Placemaking & Property Development at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design. In this episode, he teaches us about creative placemaking, explaining what it is and how it can help your team develop and implement creative ideas. He shares three components of creative placemaking and how you can being using with your team.
What You’ll Learn
- What creative placemaking is and how it might impact you and your team
- Three tips for implementing creative placemaking and making your organization more creative
About Mike Marcus
Mike Marcus serves as Assistant Director of Creative Placemaking & Property Development at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design. He is responsible for leading the organization’s property development initiative, The Hive AVL – a creative campus for making, learning and enterprise, and its related programmatic element, the Center for Creative Entrepreneurship. The project includes multiple University partners and economic development organizations.
Mike is passionate about cultivating vibrant communities and robust creative economies. He is particularly interested in the intersection of urban planning and economic development through the lens of the arts, local manufacturing, design and the maker movement. Mike is part of the core organizing committee for CreativeMornings Asheville and sits on the board of the Asheville Design Center. He holds a graduate certificate in Creative Placemaking from The Ohio State University, Columbus and a Bachelor’s Degree in City & Regional Planning from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, California.
- Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design
- Email Mike – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mike Marcus on LinkedIn
- Book: Make Space: How to Set the Stage for Creative Collaboration
- Book: Spaces for Innovation: The Design and Science of Inspiring Environments