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Video: Jan Gehl on Modernism and the Social Sciences

Video: Jan Gehl on Modernism and the Social Sciences

The Danish Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Biennale, curated by Boris Brorman Jensen and Kristoffer Lindhardt Weiss, is dense with models – "a wunderkammer of architectural prototypes." The exhibition, which attempts to present new insights into how contemporary Danish architecture has been influenced by critics of Modernism (the "Modern approach"), features Jan Gehl—a famed Danish architect and urbanist renowned for his focus on improving the quality of urban life—as its standard bearer. In this exclusive film, shared by the curators, Gehl puts forward his position.

Discover more from the 2016 Venice Biennale, here.

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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "Video: Jan Gehl on Modernism and the Social Sciences" 06 Nov 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/798690/video-jan-gehl-on-modernism-and-the-social-sciences/> ISSN 0719-8884

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