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<ul><li> 1. Consumer Culture &amp; the city <ul><li>Alex Button, Allison Chewter, Kristina Tang, Yougendran Thiyagarajah, Ezra Wasser </li></ul></li> <li> 2. Introduction </li> <li> 3. Introduction <ul><li>Consumer Behaviour &amp; Impact on Urban Space </li></ul></li> <li> 4. Introduction <ul><li>Importance </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Stores act as Landmarks </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Make up Urban Space </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Facilitate Social Interaction </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Function Promotes Place </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 5. Consumer Culture </li> <li> 6. Consumer Culture <ul><li><ul><li>Began in Late 20th Century: Symbol of Advanced Industrial Societies </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Design, Production &amp; Use of Things </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Aestheticization of Consumer Goods Intensified Cultural Meaning </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 7. Consumer Culture <ul><li>Rise in Culture Industries </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Culture Increasingly Mediates Social Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Contrast is Social Stratification </li></ul></li> <li> 8. Consumer Culture <ul><li>Proliferation of highly visible spaces of consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Aestheticization of Public Space </li></ul><ul><li>Shape Urban Interaction and Sociability </li></ul></li> <li> 9. The Brand </li> <li> 10. The Brand </li> <li> 11. The Brand <ul><li>Brandscaping: </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Organization of Space by Brand </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li>Themed Restaurants &amp; Stores </li></ul><ul><li>Amplified Visibility </li></ul></li> <li> 12. The Brand </li> <li> 13. The Brand <ul><li>Replacement of Old Department Stores </li></ul><ul><li>Used as Wayfinding Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Familiarity </li></ul></li> <li> 14. The Brand </li> <li> 15. The Brand <ul><li>3rd Places: Homes Away from Home </li></ul><ul><li>Social Segregation </li></ul></li> <li> 16. The Shopping Mall </li> <li> 17. The Shopping Mall </li> <li> 18. The Shopping Mall <ul><li>Urban to Suburban Movement </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Anchored by Branches of Downtown Stores </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Drained Investment from Downtowns </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Furniture Simulates Downtown </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 19. The Shopping Mall </li> <li> 20. The Shopping Mall <ul><li>Social Space </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Mall Walkers </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Loitering Teens </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Social Isolation </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Formal Social Conduct in Stores </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 21. The Shopping Mall </li> <li> 22. The Shopping Mall </li> <li> 23. The Shopping Mall <ul><li>Perceived Safety </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Geographic Isolation </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Power Centres Perceived as Unsafe </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>Family-Oriented Leisure Centre </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 24. The Shopping Mall </li> <li> 25. The Shopping Mall </li> <li> 26. Cultural Quarters, Urban Villages <ul><li>Urban Villages and cultural quarters are organizer around the principle consumption, promoting various kinds of cultural goods and services including food, fashion, entertainment and housing. (Bookman 267-8) </li></ul></li> <li> 27. Cultural Quarters, Urban Villages Gastown, Vancouver Distillery District, Toronto Gay Village, Manchester Banglatown, London </li> <li> 28. Cultural Quarters, Urban Villages Soho, New York City Exchange District, Winnipeg </li> <li> 29. Cultural Quarters, Urban Villages <ul><li>Naturally Developed Village and Planned &amp; Implemented Quarters are Different </li></ul><ul><li>Problems &amp; Issues Associated with Quartering </li></ul></li> <li> 30. Cultural Quarters, Urban Villages <ul><li>In general the most successful cities contain the most culturally and socially diverse innovative spaces of consumption. (Jayne, 2006, p. 23) </li></ul></li> <li> 31. Questions <ul><li>How can shopping be a socially stratifying experience? </li></ul></li> <li> 32. Questions <ul><li>What cities/areas are identified by things? </li></ul></li> <li> 33. Questions <ul><li>Can power centres affect social cohesion? </li></ul></li> <li> 34. Questions <ul><li>Has social space moved from the public space to the private mall? </li></ul></li> <li> 35. Questions <ul><li>Think of a cultural quarter or urban village in your home town. </li></ul><ul><li>What image does it have? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul></li> <li> 36. Consumer Culture &amp; the city <ul><li>Alex Button, Allison Chewter, Kristina Tang, Yougendran Thiyagarajah, Ezra Wasser </li></ul></li> <li> 37. Thank You </li> </ul>