Providing a comprehensive model of inter-sectoral coordination with the express purpose of the creative city realization: Case study of Yazd city
The aim of this study was to investigate a clear role of the creative potential of Yazd city in the realization of a creative city. To achieve this, the potential of Yazd city in the field of traditional food, creative industries (handicrafts), urban context (type of architecture), development of knowledge and technology, and urban spaces has been examined. Surveys show that support for creative human resources by public and private institutions; belief in requisiteness to invest in creative industries in the city's neighborhoods, especially the activities and industries of ancient and forgotten creators as the structural foundations of Yazd's identity, has led to the growth of creativity indicators in the city's neighborhoods. Studies show that in the focus component, large populations, especially in modern contexts as well as historical contexts, have led to the widespread development of human relationships. Accordingly, a large amount of information and notions have been exchanged for the dynamism of creative industries in these regards. In the components of diversity, the historical context of Yazd city has a various population (families, entrepreneurs, artists, immigrants, the elderly, or students) which conducive to innovation in multifarious economic sectors and the revival of traditional and old industries such as rug weaving, cashmere weaving, and Daraie Bafi (ikat). Furthermore, organizing passages such as Mazari Alley, which had a high potential, and their strengths include identification elements such as millstones, sensory richness in the complex, containing the pleasant smell of henna and spices, and such like, which has turned it into a memorable environment and as a creative urban space in Yazd city. Related to this matter, the study has presented a comprehensive inter-sectoral coordination model for the permanence of creative activities in the neighborhoods of Yazd city.