Tag: Jan Gehl

The psychological perception of the city | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte
04-11-2019 No Comments

The psychological perception of the city | Ignacio Grávalos – Patrizia Di Monte

In 2007, and for the first time in history, the world’s urban population was already more numerous than the rural population.1 According to the forecasts of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, in 2050 75% of the population Population will live in cities. The situation was very different at the end of the 19th century, when only […]

Documentary "The scale humanizes"
11-07-2017 No Comments

Documentary “The scale humanizes”

If for many years the cities have been seen only as an environment destined to favor the growth of projects and companies, and consistently they have been designed to prioritize the use of the car, in the last times new voices have come claiming what for the citizenship began to be already a need, to possess designed cities, designed and […]

Cities for the people
25-09-2014 No Comments

Cities for the people

Cities for the people it offers a general look brings over of the different aspects that they must be considered at the moment of designing a public space of quality, with the emphasis put in the importance that has the fact of making re-live through the human dimension of the urban accessions. The book presents numerous examples of successful practices […]

Human Scale
10-10-2013 One Comment

Human Scale

Directed by the Danish Andreas Møl Dalsgaard, the documentary ‘Human Scale’ is based on the studies of the architect and philanthropist Jan Gehl (Copenhagen, 1936) on the human behavior on the cities.