After an internship with Gehl Architects, two students from the University of Washington in the U.S. have produced a handbook on strategies for making better urban spaces for citizens of all ages based on their experiences with the Gehl approach and the Danish bicycle culture.
The City with Innovative Cycling Solutions For Copenhageners, cycling is as natural as brushing their teeth. Very few Copenhageners regard themselves as ”cyclists.” Most see themselves merely as citizens who transport themselves from A to B, using the fastest and most flexible mode of transport, which the bicycle just happens to be in most cases.
The cycle is an integrated part of everyday life in Denmark in contrast to most places in the rest of the world. The choice of using a bike for transportation to and from work, school or leisure activities comes so naturally that most Danes do not consider how unique our cycling culture is. The Danish […]