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Jan Gehl to Speak at the RIAI Annual Conference 2019

Published: Monday, March 25, 2019

Renowned Danish Architect, Professor and Urbanist, Jan Gehl, will address the RIAI Annual Conference in Dublin this  October. Jan Gehl has focused his career on improving the quality of urban life, by reorienting the design of the city towards the pedestrians, public life and cyclists. 

His books include the by now classics “Life between Buildings” and “Cities for People”. Published in more than 40 languages.

Major City improvement projects with Gehl Architects include Copenhagen, Melbourne, Sydney, London, New York and Moscow. In 2018, Jan Gehl was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the RIAI. He has also been awarded honorary Doctor Degrees in Edinburgh, Toronto, Varna and Halifax and is honorary fellow of the Architectural Institutes in Denmark, UK (RIBA), USA, Canada, Scotland, Ireland as well as the Planning Institutes in Australia and Ireland. 

The RIAI Annual Conference 2019 runs alongside Architecture + Building Expo on Friday 4 & Saturday 5 October.   

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