Entry: Global Cities
Focus: Forum for Urban Design

One characteristic of global cities is the striking similarity of their central business districts’ development demands. Given the pressures of global finance, how do city planners stake a role for themselves in articulating urban design values? How might architects be persuaded to consider the urban design context surrounding the iconic building?


Entry: Intersections
Focus: 01SJ Global Festival of Art on the Edge

The 2nd Biennial 01SJ Global Festival of Art on the Edge, June 4-8, 2008, is a multi-disciplinary cultural event that transforms downtown San Jose inside art with work from the most innovative artists around the world.


Entry: Database
Focus: Axisweb

Axis is a directory of current practicing artists in the UK. Use Axis to search over 2000 artists to find biographies, images, audio, film and video clips. Axis also runs a series of programmes designed to keep you up-to-date with current developments in contemporary British art. Axis recruits influential artists, curators, writers and commissioners as advisors to the programmes to ensure that Axis stays on the cutting edge - presenting you with the artists to watch and current key debates.