Jan Gehl, Danish architect, launched his book in Vietnam

Jan Gehl at a launching ceremony of a Vietnamese version of his book ‘Cities for People’ (Photo: the Embassy of Danmark to Vietnam)

Jan Gehl, the well known Danish architect, attended the launching ceremonies of a Vietnamese version of his book ‘Cities for People’ in Hanoi and HCMC from 19 to 22 March 2019.

Organized by the Embassy of Danmark to Vietnam, Ashui (Vietnamese leading media company in the field of construction and architecture), and other partners, the ceremonies provided the book’s fans, Vietnamese architects and urban planners opportunities to meet and greet with Jan Gehl, the award-winning architect who asked the famous rhetorical question: “What are cities for, if not for people?”

Jan Gehl at a launching ceremony of a Vietnamese version of his book ‘Cities for People’ (Photo: the Embassy of Danmark to Vietnam)

According to Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam, “Cities for People is a page-turner not only for professionals involved in sustainable urban development, but also for those without a professional interest in architecture.”
“In the book Jan Gehl argues that thoughtful design can improve city spaces in a way that increases the quality of life for the humans who work and live there.”

The book was distributed by Ashui. For additional information, please visit: www.ashui.com/citiesforpeople/book

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