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Learning What 'Livable' Means

Name: Jennifer Abplanalp
Home University: University of Wisconsin – Madison
Summer Session 1 Course: Livability in the Modern City
Summer Session 2 Course: Food Systems  684 more words


Eye Spy: The Human Scale Free Screening at The ByTowne

Well worth the walk – Thursday, January 29th, The Human Scale will be screened FREE at the ByTowne Cinema on Rideau St. This film is one not to be missed by anyone who wants their neighbourhood and Ward to be the very best it can be. 203 more words

The Human Scale, a documentary about building cities for the humans who inhabit them

Build for STL, thanks to the generosity of Diamond Level Sponsor Civic Progress and Gold Level Sponsor Lewis Rice, is airing the documentary “The Human Scale” free to the public at the downtown… 326 more words

Mid-sized Event

Savannah: City of Parks and Squares

“A Sense of Urgency and a Need for Simplicity.”  That is what Birgitte Svarre, coauthor of the book How to Study Public Life, posits in a recent post about cities and the field of “public life studies” on Gehl Architects’ blog, … 1,397 more words

Landscape History

A new hive of activity...

There’s so much happening in Wollongong at the moment… and quite a bit happening in the Arts Precinct!

If you’ve never heard of it, the Arts precinct is the nexus between the IPAC and the Art Gallery. 148 more words


Man is mans greatest joy

An old Icelandic saying that was used by David Sim an architect at Gehl Architects at the workshop he held at Leeds City Art Gallery where members of Leeds council planning department, local architects and urban planners (and anyone who had come along after hearing about it after the film the previous night) were invited to have a talk and take part in a workshop about the way we are designing our modern day cities.

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Reflections from 2013

There have been many colleagues passionate about people, cities and the urban environment and places that have inspired me in 2013.  After reading Norman Wright’s post on Planetizen… 594 more words

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