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JAN GEHL, PROFESSOR, DR. LITT. FOUNDING PARTNER: GEHL ARCHITECTS URBAN QUALITY CONSULTANTS, COPENHAGEN LIVEABLE CITIES –for the 21st Century PEOPLE ORIENTED.

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1 JAN GEHL, PROFESSOR, DR. LITT. FOUNDING PARTNER: GEHL ARCHITECTS URBAN QUALITY CONSULTANTS, COPENHAGEN LIVEABLE CITIES –for the 21st Century PEOPLE ORIENTED CITY PLANNING AS STRATEGY

2 Home Celebrating a 45th Wedding Anniversary Dinner Combined Age 136 years

3 Perth, West Australia Elsinore, Denmark From 1955…. Carinvasion 1960 CHANGE OF PARADIGME 2

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6 1962 Main Street Copenhagen Pedestrianized

7 Public Space-Public Life Surweys: Copenhagen 1968, 1985, 1995 (+2005)

8 Copenhagen Street: 2 Sidewalks, 2 proper bicycle lanes, street trees, 2 lanes for 2 way traffic, and a substan- tial median to facilitate crossing the street ”We do not have to think and act as 1960s traffic engineers for ever -times are changing and traffic engineers are by now much smarter”

9 Priority for pedestrians and bicyclists Sidewalks and bicycle tracks across side streets

10 Copenhagen: New Public Life Policy 2009: ”WORLDS FINEST CITY FOR PEOPLE” Among the goals:”Everyone to walk 20% more by 2015!!!”

11 -on a citywide network of bicycle lanes Bicycling in Copenhagen

12 Going to work in the City of Copenhagen 37% use bicycle 27% drive car 33% use public transit 5% walk

13 Major complaint : Serious congestions -on the bicycle lanes

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15 Official City Poster September 2007 Copenhagen The No 1 Bicycle City in the World Goals for 2015: * 50% of all comuting on bicycles * Bicycle Accidents to be halved”

16 2010: After 50 years: Another change of Paradigme WANTED: - Lively City - Attractive City - Safe City - Sustainable City - Healthy City

17 In this City everythingwillbe done to invitepeople to walk and bicycle as much as possible in the course of theirdailydaydoings”

18 Singapore 21 March 2012 International Award for outstandingcontributions to the creation of vibrant, liveable and sustainable urban communities LEE KUAN YEW WORLD CITY PRICE

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20 GREATER NEW YORKA GREENER,

21 9th Ave. Apr.08 9th Ave. Sep.08

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23 Phot:DOT/NYC

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26 WELCOME TO THE 21st CENTURY

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30 Furter Informations:

31 ”CITIES FOR PEOPLE” (sept 2010) Available in all major languages !!

32 In this City everythingwillbe done to invitepeople to walk and bicycle as much as possible in the course of theirdailydaydoings”

33 Lively City

34 Attractive City People Scale, Less Stress, Less Noise, Less Polution + a City dominated by Attraction Nr. 1: PEOPLE

35 Safe city

36 Sustainable City A good Public Realm is a crucial factor for good Public Transportation

37 ”Houston -the City with the fattest people of the World” Healthy City

38 Broadway Boulevard 23 May 2009 “When you can make it there you can make it anywhere, New York, New York !!”

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