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Davide Ponzini

PhD Assistant Professor of Urban Planning - Ricercatore, Department of Architecture and Planning, Politecnico di Milano Via Bonardi 3, 20133 Milano, Italy Tel +39 02 23995427, Fax +39 02 23992610 Email davide.ponzini@polimi.it

The Guggenheim Effect and the Roles of Star Architecture

The Guggenheim Effect and the Roles of Star Architecture in Contemporary Cities Abstract The realization of the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao is probably one of the most recurrently narrated success stories regarding the role of contemporary architecture in promoting urban regeneration, economic development and city branding. It is referred to as a model for regeneration by many scholars and, more importantly, it is a ubiquitous narrative among urban decision makers worldwide. Lue lisää [...]