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Copenhagen Most Liveable City 2013

Copenhagen Most Liveable City 2013

| June 18, 2013

According to the lifestyle magazine Monocle, Copenhagen is the world’s most liveable city. It is the second time the Danish capital wins the title, the last time being in 2008. Then and now, bicycles play an essential role for Copenhagen’s high level of life quality for the city’s residents and visitors.

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The Human Scale

The Human Scale

| October 30, 2012

Fifty percent of the worlds population live in urban areas. By 2050 this figure is expected to increase to eighty percent. The megacity is both enchanting and scary. But how do we plan these cities in a way, which take human behavour into account?

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Bike exhibition in Berlin

Bike exhibition in Berlin

| January 13, 2012

The Royal Danish Embassy in Berlin opened a bike exhibition 11 Januar at the Nordic Embassies in connection with Denmark’s EU presidency in the first half of 2012.

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Merge Transport planning and Design of Cities: Transurban Planning

Merge Transport planning and Design of Cities: Transurban Planning

| November 23, 2011

The Swedish Transport Administration invited Helle Søholt, Gehl Architiects, to contribute as Key Note speaker and to take part in the panel discussion at the seminar Think Future, Strategies for the transport-system of tomorrow, in Stockholm on the 8th of November.

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Danish Architect Jan Gehl on Good Cities for Bicycling

Danish Architect Jan Gehl on Good Cities for Bicycling

Bicyclists represent a different and somewhat rapid form of foot traffic, but in terms of sensory experiences, life and movement, they are part of the rest of city life. Naturally, bicyclists are welcome in support of the goal to promote lively, safe, sustainable and healthy cities. The following is about planning good cities for bicyclists, and is handled relatively narrowly and in direct relation to a discussion on the human dimension in city planning.

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‘Copenhagenization’ in the Danish capital

‘Copenhagenization’ in the Danish capital

Richard Quest tests out the bicycle-friendly streets of Copenhagen, where they’re paving the way for cycling cities.

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Creating Tomorrows Liveable Cities

Creating Tomorrows Liveable Cities

| January 21, 2011

Earlier this week, professor Jan Gehl was giving the closing keynote at The Economists conference in London, Creating tomorrow’s liveable cities. View the full programme and the other speakers at the conference here.

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Jan Gehls newest book, Cities for People – review and a talk

Jan Gehls newest book, Cities for People – review and a talk

| September 11, 2010

Urban life is in many ways a matter of rhythms, and the rhythms of human movement and perception have found a gifted interpreter in Gehl. Every city that has implemented his ideas has revived some of its livelier qualities, or discovered them anew.

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Jan Gehl in Washington D.C. and New York

Jan Gehl in Washington D.C. and New York

| September 10, 2010

Book launch; Cities for People with Jan Gehl in D.C. and New York

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Cities for people

Cities for people

| September 7, 2010

Danish author, architect and urban design consultant Jan Gehl is giving a talk about his latest book Cities for People in London at the NLA, The Building Centre, on January 18th.

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Jan Gehl: Making healthy cities

Jan Gehl: Making healthy cities

| August 20, 2010

“Cities of the 21st century should be lively, safe, sustainable and healthy cities. Jan Gehl tells us how all of these qualities can be achieved through the policy of making walking and cycling the preferred mode of movement in the city.”

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