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Sprawling from Grace: The Consequences of Suburbanisation

posted 01.13 in resources.

This U.S. documentary from 2008, freely available on Youtube, sells the virtues of the New Urban town centre to the general video-watching population. Unfortunately it uses scare tactics to do so. The first two-thirds warns of impending doom in the...

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Jan Gehl lecture - Cities for People

posted 05.11 in events.

Melbourne Town Hall
May 2nd 2011, 6pm
Free, no bookings – so arrive at 5.30pm

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More Danish Delights

posted 06.09 in news.

Jan Gehl is online soon so we can have a gander, and perhaps calculate the cost per page. In the radio interview he talks of his earlier visits to Perth in the late ’70s and early ’90s. There he found, “the perfect Le...

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Gehl Architects

posted 01.08 in resources.

Sydney's problem with cars.

posted 01.08 in news.

A panel of holidaying experts ponder what the blinkers to do with Sydney. Jan Gehl’s pricey 10 months-in-the-making report seems to have left locals a little down. They don’t seem to hate The Toaster as much as they used to, but...

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cars, city of sydney, energy scarcity, freeways, housing, james howard kunstler, le corbusier, new urbanism, rem koolhaas, sprawl, suburbs, traffic, transportation, urban design