Date: 20.06.2018 Time: 19.00 City: Kyiv Venue: Library named after Zabolotny 50, Peremohy Avenue Enter: free with registration Language: Ukrainian
CANactions is pleased to invite you to the presentation of Jan Gehl's "Cities for People" in Ukrainian that will take place on 20th June at 19.00 at Derzhavna Naukova Arkhitekturno-Budivelʹna Biblioteka Imeni V.h.zabolotnoho.
CANactions in collaboration with Osnovy publishing provided translation and publishing the Ukrainian version of "Cities for People" by Jan Gehl.
For more than fifty years Jan Gehl has helped to transform urban environments around the world based on his research into the ways people actually use — or could use — the spaces where they live and work.
The book has been published in 32 languages and has become a must-read book for everyone, who acts or is interested in urban development all over the world. Jan Gehl is an architect, professor and famous expert on the quality of the urban environment with impressive experience in designing of public spaces. He understands the city's problems deeply and offers approaches and ways for their solution.
The presentation of the book took part at the CANactions Festival on April 21 in Kyiv. Jan Gehl visited Ukraine for the first time and presented the "Cities for People" to the Ukrainian audience.
During the presentation on June 20, you could become acquainted with the Jan Gehl's bestseller, learn the history of creating the Ukrainian edition, take part in discussing the book, and also buy a copy of the "Cities for People".
The book will be useful to experts in the field of urban planning, civil servants and everyone who is interested in the problems of cities and approaches for their solution. This book, like no other, promotes the issues of modern urbanistics among professionals and a wide audience.