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Human Scale to screen at Design Indaba

The human scale questions our assumptions about modernity, exploring what happens when we put people into the center of our equations.

A idea for a better Long Street, dragged and dropped together in just a few minutes using Streetmix.

Design your own Long Street

A simple online app called Streetmix allows anyone to re-imagine a street by dragging and dropping different street elements. How might we collectively generate ideas for a better Long Street using this tool? Share your own ideas for Long Street and we’ll choose our favourites at the end of October.

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How Public Spaces Revive Cities

The key to restoring life to our public places the chance to have fun, hang out with other folks, and enjoy the surroundings.

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The fall and rise of great public spaces

Why we need parks, streetlife, squares, markets, trails, community gardens and other hang outs more than ever

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The Human Scale Trailer 2013

Danish architect and professor Jan Gehl has studied human behaviour in cities for 40 years. He has documented how modern cities repel human interaction, and argues that we can build cities in a way, which takes human needs for inclusion and intimacy into account.

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Jan Gehl: An Urban Design Master

One of the grandfathers of contemporary urban design theory, Jan Gehl has dedicated himself to making cities better places for people to live in for some fifty years.