Jane’s Walks 2017

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Discover the city through 150 walking conversations

This year is the 9th edition of Montréal Jane’s Walk, programmed by the Montreal Urban Ecology Centre.

Spring is back, bringing with it warm weather, the greenery ... and Jane’s Walk! The Montréal Urban Ecology Centre (MUEC) invites you to rediscover the city with the unveiling of the 9th edition programming for this event organized by and for citizens. With more than 80 walks in 19 Montréal boroughs and districts, citizens will have plenty of opportunities to stretch their legs on May 5, 6 and 7! Find out where walks are happening HERE, or organize your own: https://www.150conversationsenmarche.com/en/organiser-une-promenade/creer-une-promenade/

Read the full press release here: http://citiesforpeople.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/PJ2017_communiqu%C3%A9-presse_programmation_ENG.pdf

Jan Gehl presentation: People-oriented City Planning

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In November 2014, Cities for People hosted our first National Forum at Evergreen BrickWorks in Toronto. Renowned architect Jan Gehl delivered the following keynote presentation on Thursday, November 13, 2014.

Jan Gehl: People-oriented City Planning from J.W. McConnell Family Foundation on Vimeo.

About Jan Gehl

Jan Gehl is an Architect, Founding Partner of Gehl Architects, and former Professor and Researcher at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture. Over the course of his career, he has published several books, including, “Life Between Buildings”, “Cities for People”, “New City Spaces”, “Public Spaces – Public Life”, “New City Life” and most recently “How to Study Public Life”. As part of Gehl, Jan has collaborated on projects for the cities of Copenhagen, London, Melbourne, Sydney, New York and Moscow, among others. He is an honorary fellow of RIBA, AIA, RAIC, and PIA.