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Bringing Cities to Life

"First we shape our cities, then our cities shape us" is the primary concept explored in this fascinating documentary about urban living. Does the way we build cities in contemporary times invite human interaction, inclusion, intimacy, and happiness, or do modern cities often repel human interaction? Architects, urban planners, politicians, and thinkers from different countries discuss how physical and structural changes ranging from adding more public spaces to improving traffic-congested streets and buildings can influence people's behavior. Based on the work of famed architect and urban planner Jan Gehl, the program talks about how the systematic observation of people can be used to plan cities that increase human satisfaction. Grades 10 and up. Color. 77 minutes. Some English subtitles. Final Cut for Real. ©2012.

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