Saturday, July 6, 2013

From Assemble Papers — @citiesforpeople:
Jan Gehl Melbourne Walkabout

Swanston streetscape. Busier than Regent street London. Photo courtesy Avlxyz (CC-license via Flickr).
Jan Gehl, renowned Danish architect, urban design consultant and champion of the human scale, is a great believer in walking. “There is more to walking than walking”, he says, a point which Mitra Anderson-Oliver has cause to reflect on over the two days spent pursuing Jan on foot during his trip to Melbourne for an international study tour, during the hottest autumn week in Victoria’s history. Read more: Cities for people: Jan Gehl | Assemble Papers

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