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Start   >  Open Talent  >  Open Talent "Bicycle urbanism by design"
Date: 05-02-2018
Time: 19:00
Location: Tech Talent Center (Badajoz, 73. Barcelona)
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Next Monday February 5th, at 7:00 pm, the Open Talent "Bicycle Urbanism by Design" will take place at the Tech Talent Center (c / Badajoz 73, Barcelona). This Open Talent will be hosted by Mikael Colville-Andersen, general director of Copenhagenize Design Company and some of the most prestigious experts in urban planning and urban cycling.

The bicycle as the most important tool in our transport toolbox for rebuilding our livable cities and nations.

Mikael Colville-Andersen will talk about his pioneering philosophies about simplifying urban planning and urban cycling and how cities and towns should be designed instead of engineered. This philosophies combine anthropology and sociology to develop livable cities with a skeptical point of view about the weight we place on traffic engineering.

The speaker

Mikael Colville-Andersen is one of the leading global voices in urban planning. As CEO of Copenhagenize Design Company, he works with cities and governments around the world in coaching them towards becoming more bicycle friendly.

His approach and philosophy have led to him being referred to as The Richard Dawkins of Cycling by The Guardian and the Pope of Urban Cycling by Canadian newspaper, La Presse.

He travels around the world giving keynotes about how countries and cities could be better if we go "back to the future" and look at solutions that worked for centuries - and apply them today. His new TV series The Life-Sized City premiered in September 2017.

This event is open to all and free. To attend the conference you must confirm attendance by completing the form "I WILL ATTEND" which you will find on the side of this text. The event has limited capacity.