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.
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,
Learn more about upcoming The City at Eye Level Masterclasses, Workshops and Events.
October 11-14: Placemaking Week Amsterdam 2017
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.
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.
Of course, you can download the entire book, but we can imagine you’d rather search on specific topics.
The City at Eye Level articles:
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…
An interview with Rony Al Jalkh, a placemaking activist and practitioner in Beirut. In the diverse Lebanon capital, Beirut, he is joining efforts to promote and establish peacemaking through bringing people together for placemaking. In cooperation with the American University…
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