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 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.
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.
Danish Cycling Culture For Urban Sustainability Dreams on Wheels is a conceptual exhibit promoting urban cycling as a personal transportation alternative. It provides an overview of best practice from Denmark concerning cultural planning, innovative industrial design, and city planning.
Lars Gemzøe from Cycling Embassy of Denmark, senior lecturer and associate partner in Gehl Architects, will make a presentation in Danish entitled ”Cykelbyer er bløde byer – byer for mennesker” in Malmö on Thursday the 4th of marts at 12:45 at the conference ”Öresund – världens bästra cykelregion”. The conference takes place at Malmö högskola, […]
Cycling Embassy of Denmark will be represented by Niels Tørsløv, director of the traffic department in the City of Copenhagen, at the Capitals Alliance 2010 Conference on Urban Mobility in National Capitals
The first biking lanes have seen the light of day in Manhattan with the result that the people of New York have started to ride bikes. Because of that, the Cycling Embassy of Denmark decided to award Mayor Bloomberg of New York City.