0 Have your say Dundee has been named of the seven most “design-savvy” cities in the world months ahead of the opening of its long-awaited V&A waterfront museum. The city was rated alongside Tokyo, Paris and Toronto by American broadcasting giant CNN in an article on its website. Also cited as one of the leading “metropolises in the up” were Tbilisi, in Georgia, Muscat in Oman, and San Miguel de Allende, in Mexico. CNN hailed Dundee as “the cultural comeback kid” in the article. It has been published just days after Dundee was named alongside Abu Dhabi, New Orleans, St Kitts, Los Angeles, Fiji and Borneo by Bloomberg as one of the world’s “hottest destinations” to visit in 2018. Dundee’s new museum, which has been in the planning stages for more than a decade, is due to open in the “second half of 2018,” with work underway to fit out the attraction designed by the leading Japanese architect Kengo Kuma. It will host permanent displays charting Scotland’s design heritage, as well as host regular exhibitions drawn largely from the V&A’s own collections in London.CNN’s article stated: “It was once the UK capital of cash register production, but the decline of… Read full this story
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