Life between buildings: using public space by Jan Gehl (extract)

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LIFE BETWEEN BUILDINGS

Using Public Space

Jan Gehl

Translated by Jo Koch

Arkitektens Forlag - The Danish Architectural Press


Foreword by Ralph Erskine
Acknowledgements
Preface

1. Life Between Buildings

Three Types of Outdoor Activities
Life Between Buildings
Outdoor Activities and Quality of Outdoor Space
Outdoor Activities and Architectural Trends
Life Between Buildings - in Current Social Situations

2. Prerequisites For Planning

Processes and Projects
Senses, Communication, and Dimensions
Life Between Buildings - A Process

3. To Assemble Or Disperse: City and Site Planning

To Assemble or Disperse
To Integrate or Segregate
To Invite or Repel
To Open Up or Close In

4. Spaces For Walking, Places For Staying: Detail Planning

Spaces for Walking - Places For Staying
Walking
Standing
Sitting
Seeing, Hearing, and Talking
A Pleasant Place In Every Respect
Soft Edges

Bibliography
Illustration Credit