Promoting a Sense of Place: An International Study of Architecture Centres

Sarah A. Lappin, Ruth Morrow

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    This paper details an international research project which examined over 50 architecture centres in 23 countries including four case study subjects:
    •Kent Architecture Centre, England
    •Chicago Architecture Foundation
    •Museum of Finnish Architecture
    •Netherlands Architecture Institute
    The paper analyzes the project's main findings including issues of definition, reasons for foundation, cultural policy impact and the main goals of architecture centres. It summarizes recommendations for centres as they attempt to reach their aims.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)139-150
    Number of pages12
    JournalArchNet - IJAR
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013


    • Architecture centres, cultural policy

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Architecture
    • Urban Studies


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