The Human Scale [DVD] [2012]

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Overview

Special Features

  • Interviews with the people behind Gehl architects divided into 4 chapters
  • Life Back to the Street: Kristian Villadsen discusses the importance of the street as a public space
  • Life from the Edge: Camilla van Deurs discusses how public spaces can build understanding and compassion between people
  • The Human Dimension in Planning: Helle Søholt discusses how a human centered approach to planning can address many of the problems facing cities
  • Making Life Visible: Jan Gehl discusses how the systematic observations of people can be used to plan cities that increase human satisfaction

Synopsis

The Human Scale
Andreas Møl Dalsgaard's documentary The Human Scale profiles Danish architect Jan Gehl who, after studying urban problems for decades, has developed a radical new approach to structuring cities so that they maximize a citizen's privacy while decreasing his or her feelings of alienation. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

Cast & Crew

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