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Distinguished Public Lecture : Liveable Cities for the 21st Century
April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Jan Gehl is an Architect, Founding Partner of Gehl Architects, and Professor emeritus of Urban Design, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture. Over the course of his career, he has published several books, including, “Life Between Buildings”, “Cities for People”, “New City Spaces”, “Public Spaces – Public Life”, “New City Life” and most recently “How to Study Public Life”. As part of Gehl Architects, Jan Gehl has collaborated on projects for the cities of Copenhagen, London, Melbourne, Sydney, New York and Moscow, among others. He is an honorary fellow of the architectural institutes in Denmark, England, Scotland, Ireland, USA and Canada . He has been awarded the ”Sir Patrick Abercrombie Prize for exemplary contributions to Town Planning” by The International Union of Architects as well as honorary doctor degrees from Universities in Edinburgh, Varna, Halifax and Toronto.