A+u 21:01, 604: Bicycle Urbanism - Re-Mobility and Transforming Cities (Paperback)

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A+u 21:01, 604: Bicycle Urbanism - Re-Mobility and Transforming Cities (Paperback)

By A+u Publishing (Editor)

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- This issue focuses on bicycles. Bicycles are truly representative of small mobility as a means of transportation, and are deeply rooted in people's lives around the world. Yet, its potential has never been fully realized. The guest editor Manabu Chiba shared that by thinking about the 'niche' of bicycles, it opens up an opportunity to reinterpret the traditional urban structure

- 'Bicycle urbanism' may be the start to thinking about cities and mobility in the future. Five offices from four cities participated in this issue, each proposing the concept of 'bicycle urbanism' in their city.In addition, records of cities where such progress have been made, such as Copenhagen, are featured

City planning centered around the movement of people and cars are starting to change. Especially in recent years, transportation means such as small mobility are diversifying. However, there are many challenges to incorporating them into the urban structure of the 20th century. This issue focuses on bicycles. Bicycles are truly representative of small mobility as a means of transportation, and are deeply rooted in people's lives around the world. Yet, it has not been incorporated into city planning and its potential has never been fully realized. In the introduction, guest editor Manabu Chiba shared that by thinking about the "niche" of bicycles (the role to fill the gap), it opens up an opportunity to reinterpret the traditional urban structure. "Bicycle urbanism" may be the start to thinking about cities and mobility in the future. Five offices from four cities participated in this issue, each proposing the concept of "bicycle urbanism" in their city. Text in English and Japanese.

a+u - Architecture and Urbanism - is a monthly architectural magazine established in 1971 that highlights a broad range of the work and activities of top contemporary architects from around the world in a well-presented format.
Product Details ISBN: 9784900212596
ISBN-10: 4900212598
Publisher: Shinkenchiku-Sha Co., Ltd
Publication Date: June 15th, 2021
Pages: 200
Language: English