URBAN CANVAS STUDIO

WE LOVE RESEARCH

We geek out on all things art and design. Here is our research.

Rooted in Research

Art and Design is more than a feeling, it forever turning and twisting variable, never to be the same. With this understanding, we take a different approach to our practice by analyzing many components that create a space. Beyond the physical materials, there are human elements that define our landscape and we must be touch with these hidden realities if we want to create a successful project.  

The Impact of Art! 

REASONS TO INVEST IN THE ARTS

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 20%

Having a cultural organization in a community has been shown to increase nearby residential property values by up to 20 percent.

Markusen, A. and A. Gadwa. “Arts and Culture in Urban or Regional Planning: A Review and Research Agenda.” (2010)

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Cultural participation leads to wider community participation. One study showed that participants most involved in cultural activities were 50 percent more likely to be involved in other (non-arts) community activities.

Seifert, S. & Stern, M. (2002, January 1). Culture Builds Communities, Evaluation:

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68%

Research shows that 68 percent of travelers say that traveling to another culture increases their empathy, and 77 percent say they can communicate better with different types of people after traveling.

Harris Poll. “The Business Traveler Survey.” (2018)

credit: The Advocate