Who: JAN GEHL
When: 7:00 PM, Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Where: Central Library – John Dutton Theatre @ 616 MacLeod Trail (NOTE THIS IS THE NEWLY UPDATED LOCATION)
Jan Gehl is Professor of Urban Design at the School of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. He is also the founding partner of Gehl Architects — Urban Quality Consultants. His research on public spaces and public life began inCopenhagen, but was quickly applied to many other cities in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. His ideas and approaches to design for public spaces incorporate the cutting edge of technology without losing sight of what best supports and enhances people’s experience of everyday life in the public realm. He will speak about his current work and his most recent book, Cities for People.
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