radi! academy is a new initiative that continues on the previous work, addressing you - the creative industry professionals and non-governmental organizations, but also, anyone interested, regardless of the field and type of activity represented. Anyone who wants to make their projects, services or products more competitive and valued with their customers and clients. Get to know the radi! academy and watch video stories of experts, who work in the creative industry field on various topics related to creative cities, gain theoretical knowledge and inspiring stories in the best time and place for you. We invite you to attend the academy and watch videos of internationally recognised lecturers on different themes related to creative cities, gain theoretical knowledge andinspiration from various stories in a comfortable time and place for yourself. The academy's content is available from the end of 2021 and will be updated throughout 2022.
There are examples in many parts of the world of cities trying to take advantage of everything that is digital. Second Generation Smart Cities - Smart Cities 2.0. - Technology is a tool for advancing urban strategy. At this stage, cities are focusing on technology solutions that improve the quality of life and find solutions to some of today's most pressing problems. But Smart Cities 3.0. fully focused on people. In such cities, digital technologies are used to engage and co-create citizens.
About 10-15 years ago, the words "creative city" began to appear in the headlines. At the time, only a few were creative, but now everyone seems to be creative. It is estimated that there are more than 200 creative nations, cities, regions, and villages in the world. So, if everyone is creative, what does that really mean?
Not talent, technology or tolerance, but a livable environment and sustainability is the starting point for local cities. It is a strategy that sees the changing behavior of creative people and people in general! People who want to maintain a low-impact lifestyle and who are open to alternative ways of transport, balancing real estate prices and offering more affordable living and working conditions and having education opportunities in a smaller and more individual learning environment.
Design thinking is a creative, strategic and structured process and tool for solving problems and creating and improving products, services, projects and processes. At the heart of design thinking is always the person - the customer, the user or the citizen and their real needs. It is a priority in creating any ideas and solutions, regardless of the field in which we operate.
Inspiring stories - not only the right theories and strategies are important for the development of any city or project, but also inspiration and good stories from other cities, non-governmental organizations or individuals, who provide a dose of energy for the further work.