La Marina de València’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021 outlines a new vision for the future of the waterfront whereby both tradition and inventiveness drive the transformation of the economy, the urban and cultural environment. With this vision in mind, we set ourselves two main goals: convert La Marina into the city’s engine for economic development through innovation and create a sustainable, inclusive and dynamic public space.
The goal of this Manifesto is to enrich and reinforce the existing strategy of La Marina de València. Its content was developed during a 4-day workshop which took place in La Marina in November of 2018 and attracted some 40 practitioners and researcher from 16 different countries. During the event, participants were asked to reflect on the definition of public space and innovation, and then define the interaction between the two. Thus, they tried to answer the key question of the Manifesto: “How can public space foster innovation?
The full text of the Manifesto will be made available soon!