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The Human Scale

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:October 18, 2013
Running time:83 minutes
Cast:Jan Gehl, Rob Adams, He Dongquan, Robert Doyle, Lars Gemzøe
Director:Andreas Møl Dalsgaard
Producer:Signe Byrge Sørensen
Writer:Andreas Dalsgaard

Web Site: http://thehumanscale.dk/

Description: 50 % of the world's population lives in urban areas. By 2050 this will increase to 80%. Life in a mega city is both enchanting and problematic. Today we face peak oil, climate change, loneliness and severe health issues due to our way of life. But why? The Danish architect and professor Jan Gehl has studied human behavior in cities through 40 years. He has documented how modern cities repel human interaction, and argues that we can build cities in a way, which takes human needs for inclusion and intimacy into account.

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