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6 APRIL 2015

Synopsis No 1: URBANISM
Name:
1. Cynthia Lee Siaw Wun
2. Surayyn Selvan
3. Xavier Ooi Win Yang
4. Yaseen Syed
Text: Life Between Buildings Using Public Space
Author: Jan Gehl
Year Written: 1986
Purpose of the theory (Please tick X; you may tick more than one box)
X
X
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Identifying an issue or problem within the contemporary context
Analyzing an architecture to identify a problem or solve a problem
Solving an issue in a broader context outside of architecture: presenting a theory/manifesto
Solving an issue within the context of architecture: presenting a design method
Solving an issue within the context of architecture: presenting a theory
Others:

Please complete the following:
What are the issues
addressed?
What are the design
methods/strategy/theories
proposed?

The importance of public spaces in creating social interactivity to
improve city life.
1. Allow diversity in public spaces – More than one usage
2. Provide opportunities for social engagement
3. Spark crowd interest through human activities

Relate the text to
architectural/urban forms
by illustrating one key
image.
Justify the selection.

1. Good quality of space – Outdoor | Provides seating
2. Enables human contact and interactivity
3. Provides a source of inspiration through a stimulating experience