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‘From Dylewski to Gehl’ – article by Marcin Skrzypek published in Gazeta Wyborcza, 13th of June 2014.

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In the picture – Marcin Skrzypek, author of the article.

The text published in Gazeta Wyborcza concerning the assumptions of ‘Gehl’ thinking for Lublin, Lublin’s traditions of a ‘city for people’ in the works of Romuald Dylewski*, who created the first post war city plan of Lublin and initiated the Forum for Culture of Space. We are very proud that after 9 years from this event we are able to support his efforts for improving space in Lublin with the ideas of Jan Gehl.
*Romuald Dylewski – distinguished urban planner from Lublin, successful both in practise and theory. Long term manager of the Lublin Department of the Institute of Spatial Planning and Public Utilities in Warsaw, vice-president of the Urban and Architectural Commision of Lubelskie Voivodship, member of the National Council for Spatial Planning in the Governmental Center for Strategic Studies. Lecturer at various polish and foreign universities. Lead designer of the first post-war Plan of the Lublin City (awarded with first national prize), as well as Plan of Development of the city and agglomeration of Baghdad, also city plans for Syria and Libya. Author of various works, scientific and general, concerning city and regional planning. .

‘Cars parked on lawns. How to solve this problem? Interview with the Cycling Officer from Lublin City Office – published in Gazeta Wyborcza on the 27th of February 2014

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It’s amazing, but in Lublin there are twice more cars per capita than in Berlin. And of course everyone considers the possibility of parking in the city center as their sacred right. But the city is not made of rubber. Do we really have to follow the same blind path, from which the Western countries withdraw after half a centaury?

 

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