Category Archives: Creating Destinations

Our Natural History, Endangered – The New York Times

Whether it is anti-intellectualism, anti-science, the belief that that such places are boring and outdated, or the simple prioritization of donating to other organizations over museums, there are numerous factors that are turning people – and critical funding – away from natural history … Continue reading

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World Heritage Site: Huangshan of China « Flickr Blog

World Heritage Site: Huangshan of China « Flickr Blog.  The photo-sharing social media site, Flickr, has once again placed a spotlight on a World Heritage Site; this time, they chose Huangshan to highlight.   I find it curious that this … Continue reading

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Arashiyama « Flickr Blog

Arashiyama « Flickr Blog.  Once again, the editors of the Flickr Blog have chosen to highlight an internationally famous, registered historic site, this time the Arashiyama (“Storm Mountain”) area of Japan.  Just as when I noticed this inclusion of World … Continue reading

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Forget The Mission Statement. What’s Your Mission Question?

Forget The Mission Statement. What’s Your Mission Question? | Co.Design: business + innovation + design. This article has some solid points that would be useful for any organization to think about, I expect.  It focuses on the concept of returning … Continue reading

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5 Lessons In UI Design, From A Breakthrough Museum

1 | 5 Lessons In UI Design, From A Breakthrough Museum | Co.Design: business + innovation + design. Although focusing on what the Cleveland Museum of Art’s successful use of interactive media means for effective design in public spaces, this … Continue reading

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Huff Post Blog: Empowering Entrepreneurs to Save Cultural Heritage

Empowering Entrepreneurs to Save Cultural Heritage | Hufffington Post. The below blog post, written by Larry Coben for the Huff Post’s Social Entrepreneurship section, highlights the kind of work that some believe will help protect archaeological sites from looting or … Continue reading

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World Heritage Site: Huanglong « Flickr Blog

World Heritage Site: Huanglong « Flickr Blog. A World Heritage Site is today’s featured topic on Flickr!  As the Flickr Blog usually highlights photos on a particular photographic theme or an intriguing photographer, rather than a place – and then … Continue reading

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Gehry Goes South: Can the Starchitect Recreate the Bilbao Effect With Panama’s New Bio-Museum?

Gehry Goes South: Can the Starchitect Recreate the Bilbao Effect With Panama’s New Bio-Museum? | Artinfo.    Victoria Murillo/Istmophoto.com/Biomuseo Frank Gehry’s Biomuseo in Panama City “With the arrival of Frank Gehry’s twisting, titanium-clad Guggenheim Museum in 1997, the small, shipbuilding town … Continue reading

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With the Louvre-Lens, a Curtain Call for the Bilbao Effect

With the Louvre-Lens, a Curtain Call for the Bilbao Effect – Arts & Lifestyle – The Atlantic Cities. The Louvre’s first satellite museum, opening in Lens, France, was initially sought to bring similar effects of economic and cultural revitalization to its … Continue reading

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Branding Bilbao: A Cultural Investment That Paid Off

Branding Bilbao: A Cultural Investment That Paid Off | Pacific Standard Magazine ” Thanks in large part to the media attention it has attracted, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a rare success story for the Spanish economy. June 27, 2012 • … Continue reading

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