publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012

Reclaiming Pedestrian Space from Car Dominated Neighborhoods

Savvides, Andreas L.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 20 Jul 2012
Abstract
For a long time as a result of accommodating car traffic, planning ideologies in the past put a low priority on public space, pedestrianism and the role of city space as a meeting place for urban dwellers. In addition, according to authors such as Jan Gehl, market forces and changing architectural perceptions began to shift the focus of planning practice from the integration of public space in various pockets around the contemporary city to individual buildings. Eventually, these buildings have become increasingly more isolated and introverted and have turned their backs to the realm of the public space adjoining them. As a result of this practice, the tradition...
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free text keywords: Urban Design, Public Space, Right to the City, Accessibility, Mobility
Communities
Transport Research
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2012

Reclaiming Pedestrian Space from Car Dominated Neighborhoods

Savvides, Andreas L.;