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Governance and Sustainability of Cultural Megaprojects. Case Studies from Spain

  • Xosé Somoza MedinaEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)

Abstract

Cultural megaprojects are complexes of a number of buildings with cultural functions that have required considerable investments from public administrations. They are intended to renew the image of a city through their avant-garde architecture and to constitute a new motor for economic and tourist development. Their governance models differ, but their management structures are usually made up mostly of representatives of the public sector that has financed the mega project. In this paper, there is an analysis of three cases from Spain whose future sustainability is under political and social discussion.

Keywords

Cultural megaprojects Cultural tourism Urban tourism Governance Sustainability Spain 

JEL Classification

Z32 Z33 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work received funding from the State Programme for Research, Development and Technological Innovation within the project for New Models of Government of Cities, and Intervention in Urban Spaces in the Post-Crisis Period, CSO2016-75236-C2-1-R (AEI/FEDER, EU).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of LeónLeónSpain

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