Sprawl is devouring farmland and destroying wildlife habitat. It traps us in cars and makes us lazy. Today, the average American spends about three hours per day driving – three hours stuck in traffic, emitting carbon, burning oil, wasting time. The harmful effects of sprawl are well chronicled in recent news stories, books, and documentaries.
About the Project The City of Iowa City has a great downtown and pedestrian mall, and it’s a wonderful use of space that attracts students, potential students, and visitors from […]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lid9ELzzT8Y?rel=0] Jan Gehl, Professor of Urban Design at the School of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, and founding partner of Gehl Architects – Urban […]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KL_RYm8zs28?rel=0] Jan Gehl is our greatest observer of urban quality and an indispensable philosopher of cities as solutions to the environmental and health crises that we face. __________ This video […]