The City at Eye Level is a program for improving cities, streets and places worldwide, an open source learning network, and a book. We help create great streets, places where you intuitively want to stay longer, human scale interaction between buildings and streets, ownership by users, placemaking and good plinths (active ground floors) and a people-centred approach based on the user’s experience.
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Public space quality is the backbone of a sustainable city. Great streets, places where you intuitively want to stay longer, human scale interaction between buildings and streets,
The City at Eye Level Film contributes to the book and contains 4 chapters about how a good plinth “works” for a better street at eye level. Both the book and the film contain concrete and inspiring examples of strategies for design,
You can not only read the articles by key word, but also by location on our globe. Click on the map below to find the stories per city.
Of course, you can download the entire book, but we can imagine you’d rather search on specific topics.
The City at Eye Level is open source. On this page, you can download the book for free, or choose to purchase a hard copy.
The City at Eye Level articles:
Rotterdam April 16th – 18th, 2018 Join us this spring and learn about improving cities and creating great streets and places for people. Discover placemaking and placemanagement, bike-friendly cities, tactical urbanism and how to implement a long term strategy. Become…
The quality of public space is the backbone of a sustainable city.
An interview with Amira Badran, an architect/ urban planner, and placemaker. The growing population and the increasing density of the Central Greater Cairo, Egypt, created the need of expanding to the surrounding areas. The new cities that developed in the…