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Jan%20 gehl[1]

  1. 1. LIVEABLE CITIES –for the 21st CenturyPEOPLE ORIENTED CITY PLANNING AS STRATEGY JAN GEHL, PROFESSOR, DR. LITT. FOUNDING PARTNER: GEHL ARCHITECTS URBAN QUALITY CONSULTANTS, COPENHAGEN
  2. 2. Combined Age 136 years Home DinnerCelebrating a 45th Wedding Anniversary
  3. 3. 1960 CHANGE OF PARADIGME 2 From 1955…. CarinvasionPerth, West Australia Elsinore, Denmark
  4. 4. 1962 Main Street Copenhagen Pedestrianized
  5. 5. Public Space-Public Life Surweys: Copenhagen 1968, 1985, 1995 (+2005)
  6. 6. Copenhagen Street: 2 Sidewalks, 2 proper bicycle lanes, street trees, 2 lanes for 2 way traffic, and a substan- tial median to facilitate crossing the street”We do not have to thinkand act as 1960s trafficengineers for ever -timesare changing and trafficengineers are by now muchsmarter”
  7. 7. Priority for pedestrians and bicyclists Sidewalks and bicycle tracks across side streets
  8. 8. Copenhagen: New Public Life Policy 2009: ”WORLDS FINEST CITY FOR PEOPLE”Among the goals:”Everyone to walk 20% more by 2015!!!”
  9. 9. Bicycling in Copenhagen-on a citywide network of bicycle lanes
  10. 10. Going to workin the City of Copenhagen 37% use bicycle 27% drive car 33% use public transit 5% walk
  11. 11. Major complaint :Serious congestions -on the bicycle lanes
  12. 12. Official City PosterSeptember 2007CopenhagenThe No 1 BicycleCity in the WorldGoals for 2015:* 50% of all comutingon bicycles* Bicycle Accidents tobe halved”
  13. 13. 2010: After 50years: Anotherchange ofParadigmeWANTED:- Lively City- Attractive City- Safe City- Sustainable City- Healthy City
  14. 14. In this City everythingwillbedone to invitepeople to walkand bicycle as much aspossible in the course oftheirdailydaydoings”
  15. 15. LEE KUAN YEW WORLD CITY PRICE Singapore 21 March 2012 International Award for outstandingcontributions to the creation of vibrant, liveable and sustainable urban communities
  16. 16. NER, GREATER NEW YORK
  17. 17. 9th Ave. Apr.089th Ave. Sep.08
  18. 18. Phot:DOT/NYC
  19. 19. Phot:DOT/NYC
  20. 20. WELCOME TO THE 21st CENTURY
  21. 21. Furter Informations:www.gehlarchitects.dk www.islandpress.org
  22. 22. ”CITIES FOR PEOPLE” (sept 2010)Available in all major languages !!
  23. 23. In this City everythingwillbedone to invitepeople to walkand bicycle as much aspossible in the course oftheirdailydaydoings”
  24. 24. Lively City
  25. 25. Attractive CityPeople Scale, Less Stress, Less Noise, Less Polution + a Citydominated by Attraction Nr. 1: PEOPLE
  26. 26. Safe city
  27. 27. Sustainable CityA good Public Realm is a crucial factorfor good Public Transportation
  28. 28. Healthy City”Houston -the City with thefattest people of the World”
  29. 29. Broadway Boulevard 23May 2009“When you can make itthere you can make itanywhere,New York, New York !!”

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