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  • Places for PeopleHenriette Vamberg, Director
  • Gehl ArchitectsA wish for making anImpact with a humancentred planningperspective
  • Those were the days when architects were big, and people were quite small....The all time low point of City planning
  • Life Space Buildings
  • 12 key quality criteriaQuality criteria for the public realm PROTECTION
  • 1
  • Pedestriansshould be protected against trafficaccidents …
  • Pedestrians should be offered a safe environment free of traffic accidentsSeparate systemsgive no securityand do not feelsafe
  • Create safe conditions for pedestriansBut not likethis!
  • People want to go direct
  • Pedestrians should be offered a safe environment free of crime and violence2
  • People should feel safe
  • Pedestrians should be offered protection against unpleasant climatic conditions Prioritise comfort – create shelter 3
  • 3
  • 12 quality criteria COMFORT
  • Walking along Create good conditions for pedestrians - so they can move freely4
  • Pedestrians should be offered a nice walking environmentAvoid uneven surfaces
  • Pedestrians should be offered a nice walking environment Chiang Mai, Thailand Rijeka, CroatiaAvoid obstacles
  • Pedestrians should be offered a nice walking environment Italy UKAvoid obstacles
  • Create good conditions for pedestriansNot toonarrow….or filledup with parkedcars New York Belgrade, Serbia
  • Create good conditions for pedestriansAvoid stairs Germany
  • Mexico
  • Walking across Avoid long waiting times 4Sydney, Australia
  • People should be offered possibilities to stand and sit 5Avoid long straight and closed facades
  • People should be offered possibilities to stand and sitSydney, Australia Edinburg, UK
  • People should be offered possibilities to sitAvoid odd and cold materials 6
  • People should be offered possibilities to sitMontevideo, Uruguay
  • People should be offered possibilities to sit2000 moveable chairs in Bryant Park N.Y
  • People should be offered a good viewAvoid placingtowards dullsurroundings7
  • Give people something beautiful to look at Make it possible to enjoy the viewCopenhagen, Denmark
  • People should be offered a noise free environment 8
  • People should be offered a noise free environmentCortona, Italy Montevideo, Uruguay
  • The space should be inviting for people activities9 Frederiksberg, Denmark
  • The space should be inviting for people activitiesAvoidmonofunctionaluse
  • 12 quality criteria ENJOYMENT
  • Spaces should relate to a human scaleAvoid largeoversized publicspaces10 Oerestad, Denmark
  • Spaces should relate to a human scale Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Spaces should provide sun …11 Copenhagen, Denmark
  • … or shade depending on the climate Italy
  • A space should be well designed and inviting12 Copenhagen, Denmark
  • A space should be well designed and invitingRaise thestandard andmaintain thefurniture
  • When the 12 quality criterias have been applied to a space a good balance can be achieved
  • The qualities of the pedestrianlandscapePiazza Il Campo, Siena
  • Fields Shopping Center Ørestad High School Ferring office building
  • StrædetKay Fiskers Plads Strædet Kay Fiskers Plads
  • 2 public spaces in Copenhagen8.000 pedestrians per day 8.000 pedestrians per dayOpen, windswept, no human scale. Wonderful climate, human scale0 Benches or Café chairs 372 Benches or Café chairs19 persons = average stationary 258 pers. = average stationaryactivity pattern activity pattern 13 times as many stationary activities in StrædetKay Fiskers Plads, Ørestaden Strædet, City centre
  • New Road, Brighton _ before CABE Conference - London 53 March 2008
  • New Road - Brighton, EnglandBefore renovation – September 2005Very few people choose to spend timeat New Road despite proximity totheatres, parks, and cafe’s CABE Conference - London 54 March 2008
  • New Road – a new route in the city175 % more pedestrian traffic CABE Conference - London 55 March 2008
  • New Road - Brighton, EnglandAfter the renovation, New Road became one of themost popular places in Brighton to spend time600 % more staying activity4th most important destination in Brighton 60 CABE Conference - London March 2008
  • www.gehlarchitects.com
  • blog www.gehlcitiesforpeople.com