What is storytelling and how can narratives contribute to regional development
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What is storytelling and how cannarratives contribute to regionaldevelopment"
urban and regionalplannersgrupa93
16 years of experience in Latviaand Baltic regionwww.grupa93.lv
my todays story
case stories of 7+1 Latvian places
narrative - regional aspects
about stories distribution
stories came out of the emotions and values
nothing is at it seems. stories could impact and create new realities.
The True Power of The Good Story
What makes a good story?
How we can clasify/categorise?
By sharing our stories, we define, who we areand what we stand for.
Life, which is driven by our emotions and our pursuits of the the good life.
Finding the unique story. At the time, it was called PR, communication, advertising or marketing.
Storytelling is the conveying of events in words, images, and sounds often by improvisation or embellishment. Stories or narratives have been shared in every culture as a means of entertainment, education, cultural preservation, and in order to instill moral values. Crucial elements of stories and storytelling include plot, characters, and narrative point of view.
storytelling is creation of new realities
it is not PR, marketing, communications or advertising
good story is something you want to share
stories are changing through time
7 wonders of Latvia
Baltic Country of Lakes
money makes the world go
transformational story Beauty and The Beast
transforming in 15 years to
from biggest port in Baltic region
history + human scale attitude
13 thousand inhabitants
27272 thousand inhabitants
ask the mayor
Latvian new town (Saliena)
Saliena - a truly 21st century town in creation
Saliena town in creation is at the forefront of real estate development in the Baltic States, unmatched in scale and value. Located next to Riga city centre, Riga International Airport and the resort of Jrmala, Saliena offers attractive and spacious opportunities for private residents, small and large businesses, and retailers.
Exceeding the size of Riga city centre by 50 %, Saliena's Master Plan respects the need for public space, and leisure and sporting facilities. The project offers intelligent zoning, allowing for effective and modern solutions to meet the varying needs of the town's inhabitants.
Saliena project is already well established, with the first phases of residential development now completed, and the international standard golf complex in its 3rd season. We are committed to ensuring that the final phase of development will be completed by 2019, when you will be walking the streets of a modern town
7 wonders of Latvia
Cinevilla town without inhabitantsor
side effects of filmmaking
making your own film
spaces for events
special effects show
tailor made contryside
80 km from Riga12 km from Csis
Total area 530 ha. Built-up area ~ 150 ha.
20 mEUR investments
7 wonders of Latvia
join the global brand (Dunte_Munchausen)
some of the Baron's astounding feats:
travelling to the Moon
escaping from a swamp by pulling himself up by his own hair
shoots a stag with cherry-stones
Everything is true here, yet different.
next to Gambia (former colony of
Courland (Latvia:) (1651 1658)
SenegalParis _ Dakar
specific design object
North Korean designers
African Renaissance statue
Quotations from Wikipedia:
The town is named after the old farm
... is a locality and the seat of xxx municipality, with xxxinhabitants in 2005.
...municipality has been involved a variety of projects to improve the quality of life in the region. One of the largest projects is creating a garbage control system.
It is a very pleasant community with quite good infrastructure and is considered to be a safe and nice town to live in for families.
go Wikipedia and word of mouth
95% first on Google
spread your story
its not advertising
Lcplsis oraurslieu Dzelzsce
Use Language Specifics for Stronger Identities/Narratives
Put your town on the world map
for strategies and papers use BLSTM
bullshit limitation system
cut the long story short
unique vs. biggest, largest, longest
meaning, meaning, meaning
there is no silver bullet
case studies cant be replicated (they could only be used for inspiration)
combine and make mistakes
big plans are made of small steps
relax and enjoy the ride
forget about macro economic analysis and advanced forecasts
our future is changing every day, hour, minute
dont be too serious