Jan Gehl's Life Between Buildings: Using Public Space; Lengthily Signed by Him
Life Between Buildings: Using Public Space.
Item Number: 73672
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1987.
Early printing of this “thoughtful, beautiful, and enlightening work” (Jane Jacobs). Octavo, original illustrated wrappers, illustrated throughout. Signed by the author on the half-title page, “Keep up the good work and greetings from Jan Gehl Copenhagen 20.01.2015.” In near fine condition. Translated by Jo Koch.
“This book will have a lasting infl uence on the future quality of public open spaces. By helping us better understand the larger public life of cities, Life between Buildings can only move us toward more lively and healthy public places. Buy this book, fi nd a comfortable place to sit in a public park or plaza, begin reading, look around. You will be surprised at how you will start to see (and design) the world differently" (Landscape Architecture).