A partnership summit and visioning in the Persian Gulf led by Future Capitals, 2011.
Program Collective joined a team with principals from innovation capitals ranging from India to Boston to Beirut to UAE to Holland. With expert perspectives spanning design, real estate development, capital planning, entrepreneurial training, emerging market capacity building, urbanism and health care infrastructure, Program Collective’s portfolio focus was to enfuse public spaces and leisure sites with holistic and catalytic media. Making passive cultural respositories and educational assets dynamic levers enabling residents to create and engage sustainable “start-ups” that engage an emerging class of residents and visitors.
Impact? Pending national governance and international development buy-in, the knowledge and ecology of a capital on the Arabian Peninsula create transformative ground-up opportunities.