The City at Eye Level is a program for improving cities, streets and places worldwide, an open source learning network, and a book. We help create great streets, places where you intuitively want to stay longer, human scale interaction between buildings and streets, ownership by users, placemaking and good plinths (active ground floors) and a people-centred approach based on the user’s experience.
Public space quality is the backbone of a sustainable city. Great streets, places where you intuitively want to stay longer, human scale interaction between buildings and streets,
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The City at Eye Level Film contributes to the book and contains 4 chapters about how a good plinth “works” for a better street at eye level. Both the book and the film contain concrete and inspiring examples of strategies for design,
You can not only read the articles by key word, but also by location on our globe. Click on the map below to find the stories per city.
The City at Eye Level is open source. On this page, you can download the book for free, or choose to purchase a hard copy.
Of course, you can download the entire book, but we can imagine you’d rather search on specific topics.
The City at Eye Level articles:
An article by Samar Héchaimé, a user experience strategist, planner, brand strategist, designer, ethnographer and wayfinder, and she has worked and lived in the USA, China, across Europe and the Middle East. She explains the concept of wayfinding in the…
An article written by Adriaan Geuze, one of the founders and partner of West 8 urban design & landscape architecture and professor in Architecture and Urban Design. West 8 is bases in Rotterdam and is a leading urban design practice…
CASE STUDY: Neukölln, Berlin, Germany An interview with Stefanie Raab architect and owner of Coopolis. In this case study Raab will tell you something about Neukölln, a district of West Berlin. West Berlin was during the Cold War desolated, but…