Kristin Hafstad

Kristin Hafstad

Kristin Hafstad
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Placemaking diagram for evaluation of places by Project for Public Spaces

Placemaking diagram for evaluation of places by Project for Public Spaces

This academic exercise studies an alternative urban development for the area around the culture kilometer. The aim is to design a street network capable to enhance accessibility towards the seaside, rather than parallel, meaning that new roads will be designed to run from the city towards the seaside rather than parallel to it. A road running parallel to the seaside may reinforce the physical and mental separation between the city and the seaside.

This academic exercise studies an alternative urban development for the area around the culture kilometer. The aim is to design a street network capable to enhance accessibility towards the seaside, rather than parallel, meaning that new roads will be designed to run from the city towards the seaside rather than parallel to it. A road running parallel to the seaside may reinforce the physical and mental separation between the city and the seaside.

Ten urban planners in history | Better! Cities & Towns Online

Ten urban planners in history | Better! Cities & Towns Online

Sydney makes steps towards becoming a pedestrian city. Jan Gehl begs us to “please walk as much as possible in our city.”

Sydney makes steps towards becoming a pedestrian city. Jan Gehl begs us to “please walk as much as possible in our city.”

14 Ways to Make Bike Lanes Better

14 Ways to Make Bike Lanes Better

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High Line Park, NYC - The High Line is a 1-mile New York City linear park built on a section of the former elevated New York Central Railroad spur called the West Side Line, which runs along the lower west side of Manhattan; it has been redesigned and planted as an aerial greenway.

High Line Park, NYC - The High Line is a 1-mile New York City linear park built on a section of the former elevated New York Central Railroad spur called the West Side Line, which runs along the lower west side of Manhattan; it has been redesigned and planted as an aerial greenway.

diagram comes from Ebenezer Howard's 1902 book Garden Cities of Tomorrow and suggests nodes of activity with ample green space between them.

diagram comes from Ebenezer Howard's 1902 book Garden Cities of Tomorrow and suggests nodes of activity with ample green space between them.

"Cultures & climates differ all over the world, but people are the same. They'll gather in public if you give them a good place to do it." -Jan Gehl

"Cultures & climates differ all over the world, but people are the same. They'll gather in public if you give them a good place to do it." -Jan Gehl

Underground ecological city in abandoned mine | The Russian architect agency Alice.ru plans to build an underground ecological city in an abandoned mine in Siberia. Underground cities might be the cities of the future especially in colder areas. They are much easier to heat and can potentially be heated by the warmth of the earth itself. ...

Underground ecological city in abandoned mine | The Russian architect agency Alice.ru plans to build an underground ecological city in an abandoned mine in Siberia. Underground cities might be the cities of the future especially in colder areas. They are much easier to heat and can potentially be heated by the warmth of the earth itself. ...