Gateway Cinema Series: Engaging & Thought Evolving Films

June 28, 2017
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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SWT Design
7722 Big Bend Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63119

Gateway Cinema Series: Engaging & Thought Evolving Films

The St Louis Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects will be presenting The Human Scale as part of Gateway, a film series exploring the human effect on our physical, cultural, and social environments. After the screening, join us for a brief conversation on the importance of the film as it relates to Landscape Architecture, Planning, Design, & Accessible Open Space. 

The Event is limited to the first 30 ticket holders and is free of charge
(1.5) LA/CES is available upon completion of the film and recitation.

Date & Location: 
Wednesday June 28th, 2017 @ 5:30pm
SWT Design - 7722 Big Bend Boulevard

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Film: The Human Scale
THE HUMAN SCALE questions our assumptions about modernity, exploring what happens when we put people into the center of our equations. 50 % of the world’s population lives in urban areas. By 2050 this will increase to 80%. Life in a mega city is both enchanting and problematic. Today we face peak oil, climate change, loneliness and severe health issues due to our way of life. But why? The Danish architect and professor Jan Gehl has studied human behavior in cities through 40 years. He has documented how modern cities repel human interaction, and argues that we can build cities in a way, which takes human needs for inclusion and intimacy into account.



$0.00 Admit One: The Human Scale