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Ben Hamilton-Baillie - Streets, Networks and Public Space

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A presentation given by Ben Hamilton-Baillie at the 2011 Design Symposium which was held in Stirling and organised by Architecture + Design Scotland and Historic Scotland.

A presentation given by Ben Hamilton-Baillie at the 2011 Design Symposium which was held in Stirling and organised by Architecture + Design Scotland and Historic Scotland.

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  • 1. Ben Hamilton BaillieBen Hamilton Baillie AssociatesDesign Skills Symposium 2011, Tollbooth, Stirling “Delivering Better Places”
  • 2. Design SkillsSymposium ScotlandStreets, networks& public spaceBen Hamilton-Bailliewww.hamilton-baillie.co.uk
  • 3. Exhibition Road, London
  • 4. O’Connell Street, Dublin
  • 5. Siena, Italy
  • 6. Traffic in Towns. The Buchanan Report 1963
  • 7. Eugène Hénard Proposals for traffic circulation Paris 1905
  • 8. “Traffic segregationshould be the keynoteof modern road design” Ministry of Transport (1966) “Roads in Urban Areas” QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  • 9. Published Nov 2010
  • 10. CABEBetter Streets Studies LiverpoolDevizes Bristol ManchesterDublin Bideford NewcastleHarlow Kensington Nottingham
  • 11. Birmingham New Street
  • 12. No children No swings barriers Rubberized matting“The swings are packed away at night because kids might climbthe fence and use them unsupervised and hurt themselves.”
  • 13. Kensington High Street - before
  • 14. Kensington High Street Casualty Review Drop in casualties from 1999 to 2004 Pedestrian Cyclists Motorcycles All 0 -10 -14 -20 -18 -18 -22 -25 -26 -26 -30% -35 -35 -40 -43 -44 -50 -60 London -64 RBKC -70 KHS Before: average annual rate between March 98 and February 2001 After: average annual rate between September 2003 and March 2005
  • 15. INSTITUTION OF CIVILENGINEERSDispelling myths andmisunderstandings amongsthighway engineersStresses professionaljudgement over conventionand simple application ofguidanceReviews the realities of legalliability and corporate risk
  • 16. The Highway The Public Realm •Regulated •Culturally defined •Impersonal •Personal •Linear •Spatial •Single Purpose •Multi-purpose •Consistent •Constantly changing •Predictable •Unpredictable •Systematic •Contextual •State controlled •Cultural / social rules •Signs and markings •Eye contact
  • 17. System time Context time
  • 18. Hans Monderman1946-2008
  • 19. Makkinga, Friesland
  • 20. Noordlaren, Groningen
  • 21. Petersfield, Hampshire
  • 22. Shrewsbury High Street
  • 23. St. Armel, Brittany
  • 24. Drachten, Friesland
  • 25. De Kaden, Drachten
  • 26. QuickTime™ and a decompressorare needed to see this picture.
  • 27. Poynton, Cheshire
  • 28. Aachen, Germany
  • 29. Norrkøpping, Sweden
  • 30. Skvallertorgetbefore after
  • 31. Portishead, BristolTraffic light switch-off
  • 32. New Road, Brighton
  • 33. Ashford Ring Road, Kent
  • 34. Lost O
  • 35. St. Gallen “Stadtlounge” Switzerland
  • 36. Seven Dials, Covent Garden
  • 37. QuickTime™ and a YUV420 codec decompressorare needed to see this picture.