#92 The Public Realm

Number of presentations – 12, including:

Cities for People    (Slides and Video)
Jan Gehl, Gehl Architects, Copenhagen, DENMARK

"Place Networks": Healthy Streets and Sidewalks    (Slides and Video)
Michael Mehaffy, CNU-A, MICTP, Executive Director, Sustasis Foundation, Portland, OR, USA

Place Making in Bristol    (Slides and Video)
Barra MacRuairi, Strategic Director for Place, City of Bristol, UK.

Designing Social Capital in the Contemporary City: Integration in the Public Realm    (Paper and Slides)
Rowan Mackay, Research Intern, University of Westminster, London, UK.

Towards a Definition of Convivial Urban Spaces    (Paper and Slides)
Maria Beltran, PhD Candidate, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA

The Built Environment for Children – Stockholm Experience    (Paper and Slides)
Jing Jing, Architect SAR/MSA, Arken SE Arkitekter, Stockholm, SWEDEN.

Inequality in Access to Local Facilities and Older Adults’ Walking Behaviour: An Environmental Justice Perspective     (Paper and Slides)
Razieh Zandieh, PhD student, Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Geo-information Management, ITC, University of Twente, Enschede, THE NETHERLANDS.

Liveable Streets in High Density Cities of China: The Case of Shanghai    (Paper)
Aura Istrate, Urban Designer, PhD Candidate, DLG Urban Design, University of Liverpool, Suzhou, CHINA.

Improving Street Livability in Egypt    (Paper)
Nora Mohamed Osama, Assistant Lecturer, Housing and Building National Research Center (HBRC), Giza, EGYPT

Physical Characteristics that Influence Urban Design Qualities of Livable and Walkable Urban Places: Lessons from Portuguese Cities    (Paper)
Drielle Nunes, University of Lisbon, PORTUGAL.


The nurturing city: creating places where people thrive    (Paper)

Jenny Donovan, Principal, Inclusive Design, Albert Park, AUSTRALIA.


Food Matters: The Role of Street Vending in Reinvigorating Previously Underserved Urban Spaces    (Paper)

Sara Caramaschi, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre - Department of Architecture, Florence, ITALY. 

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