Evolving City Culture

“Creating a city that is inclusive, lively, healthy, and sustainable means designing for human needs and inviting for public life to flourish in many different ways. Some keys to this approach include walkability, bikability, public space and public transportation.”  -Jeff Risom

What can North American cities learn from Copenhagen about adapting and evolving city culture?  Helle Søholt and Jeff Risom of Gehl Architects share engaging observations and innovations in this video.

 

Feature Photo Credit: Danka & Peter

What does a democratic street look like?

Julia D Day of Gehl Architects evaluates urban design from a point of view that challenges and questions the democracy seen and felt at street level.

Read her article The Street and the Search for Democracy

Photo Credit of Malmo, Sweden: Gehl Architects

Elevating City Life