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GEHL Architects
Information about public life
The process
A Good City to walk in and to stay in for a while
A Good City for social and cultural exchanges
Necessary activities
Social activities
The good public space
Focus
The story of Copenhagen:
Study area
Comparison with other cities
Pedestrian streets /Rundle Mall and James Place:
The squares in the City´s square mile are:
Comparison:
Summary:
Total amount of car-free space: 100.500 m2
Summary
Street hierarchy
Street trees
Side streets
Estimated number of parking spots in study area: 35.000
Waiting time /Push buttons /Short time for crossing
Footpath interruptions
Left Turn Slip Lanes on red light
Slalom course on the footpaths
Present situation
World wide
City Quality at Eye Level - The ground floor facade
The good facades
The poor facades
Evening activities
Metal shutters
Rundle Mall in an overall context of Adelaide city centre
Suggestions on city scale
Suggestions on street scale
Connections to the city
Street furniture
Connections
Readability
Accessibility
Pedestrian countings and observations
How was the data collected
Pedestrian Traffic Survey
Stationary Activity Survey
Method
Survey period
Survey days
Pedestrian traffic
Comparison ; City main streets
Day-time - 10 am to 6 pm
Night 6 pm to 12 pm
Page 52: Rundle Street
Rundle Mall
This page: Hindley Street and King William Street
Following pages:
Day 10 am to 6 pm
Comparison ; City main streets - Saturdays
Benches
Cafés
Comparison ; Average no. of activities (noon to 4 pm)
11 am - the midmorning situation
9 pm - the evening situation
Average - who are the people using Adelaide city centre
Two main findings
1. The River
2. The Park Lands
3. The five Squares
4. The wide Streets
2: A City with valuable open areas - The Park Lands
3: A Square Mile with five great Squares
4: A City with wide Streets
Urban Qualities
1: A Waterfront City
Future pedestrian network
Pedestrian network
Create good walking routes
Create pedestrian priority streets
Improve the north-south connections
Improve footpaths
Take care of the acoustic environment
Improve ground floor frontages
Square principles
Improve the five Squares
Redirect traffic
Ensure a lively edge
SQUARE PRINCIPLES
Potentials
International architectural competition
Links to the pedestrian network
A city for all seasons
Integrate functional and recreational pedestrian activi- ties
Improve the possibilities for resting
Improve conditions for children in the city
Coloured markings of cycle- paths at intersections
ELEMENTS FOR A CYCLE POLICY
ELEMENTS FOR A TRAFFIC POLICY
Traffic reduction
Cycle network
Street plantings
Reduce through traffic
Establish a distinct street hierarchy
Campaign for improved traffic safety
Establish a continuous network of cycle paths
Improve public transport
Reduce through traffic to achieve room for:
Strengthen the history and the architectural heritage
Create a policy for the design of street scapes
Introduce a local design profile for Adelaide
Develop an overall lighting plan for the city centre
Activities in the city
Safety
Encourage more people to live in the city centre
Create a lively city
Create a lively and safe city at night-time
Strengthen the educational institutions
Create a good mix of different uses
Make good city events
Strengthen the Central Market
DEVELOP PUBLIC TRANSPORT
MAKE USE OF THE MANY WIDE STREETS
REDUCE THROUGH TRAFFIC
DEVELOP A WIDER AND BETTER PEDESTRIAN NETWORK
IMPROVE THE NORTH-SOUTH CONNECTIONS
UPGRADE THE SQUARES
CREATE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN CITY AND RIVER
PRESERVE AND ACTIVATE PARK LANDS
DEVELOP A LIGHTING STRATEGY
IMPROVE GROUND FLOOR FRONTAGES
CREATE A VISIBLE AND WELL CONNECTED MARKET
IMPROVE SAFETY
ESTABLISH A CYCLE NETWORK
IMPROVE FOOTPATHS
CREATE A DESIGN PROFILE
INVITE MORE RESIDENTS TO THE CITY CENTRE
A gradual process
A pedestrian network
Recreational activities
Public spaces
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