Jan Gehl's Ten Principals For Liveability

Kaid Benfield introduces Jan Gehl and Walter Hook's principals to promote "environmentally sustainable and socially equitable transportation worldwide."
June 28, 2010, 1pm PDT | George Haugh
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Benfield argues that Gehl is as important to "the cause of cities as Jane Jacobs," and has had great influence over the "design of public spaces, streets and pedestrian life." He is a part of the Institute of Transportation and Development Policy whose aim is to "work with city governments and local advocacy groups to implement projects that reduce poverty, pollution, and oil dependence." Presented here are ten sensible commandments for any contemporary urban planner.

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Published on Sunday, June 27, 2010 in Sustainable Cities Colletive
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