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Watch The Human Scale in its entirety

A few days ago we reported about a documentary called “The Human Scale”. We said it would be hard to catch the film somewhere, as it’s making its rounds in American theatres. Never fear though, the Danish public broadcaster DR has it in its entirety online! The documentary is in narrated in Danish, though the […]

The Human Scale – a film about human needs in cities

The film is based around the work of Danish architect Jan Gehl, who has been studying human behavior in cities for the past 40 years. The documentary focuses on the human scale, how it was lost in modernist city planning, and how planners can work towards more livable cities for the future. Catching the film […]

DVD recommendation: The Pruitt-Igoe Myth: an Urban History

“It began as a housing marvel. Two decades later, it ended in rubble. But what happened to those caught in between? The Pruitt-Igoe Myth tells the story of the transformation of the American city in the decades after World War II, through the lens of the infamous Pruitt-Igoe housing development and the St. Louis residents […]