An evening with Jan Gehl

Last night at London’s Hackney Empire Theater, 1,100 people and I attended a screening of the film, The Human Scale. The film focuses largely on the work of Danish architect Jan Gehl (Yan Gale) and his firm, Gehl Architects. The premise of the film and Gehl’s work over the past 50 years is that modern […]

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“The Human Scale”

Photo: Copryright AECOM by Robb Williamson. The Human Scale is as much a cry from the heart as it is a documentary about urban design; when we plan cities, how can we focus on the individual?  The presence of Jan Gehl is felt everywhere throughout the film. He identifies ways in which modern cities repel […]

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