Copenhagenize

Copenhagenize : The Definitive Guide to Global Bicycle Urbanism

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Description

A funny, snarky, and engaging guide to getting a better biking city.


Urban designer Mikael Colville-Andersen draws from his experience working for dozens of cities around the world on bicycle planning, strategy, infrastructure design, and communication. In Copenhagenize he shows cities how to effectively and profitably re-establish the bicycle as a respected, accepted, and feasible form of transportation.

Building on his popular blog of the same name, Copenhagenize offers entertaining stories, vivid project descriptions, and best practices, alongside beautiful and informative visuals to show how to make the bicycle an easy, preferred part of everyday urban life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 203 x 229 x 22.86mm | 771.11g
  • Washington, United States
  • English
  • 2nd None ed
  • 1610919386
  • 9781610919388
  • 55,339

Review quote

"Mikael is the world's most convincing bicycle advocate because he is not really an advocate at all but an extraordinary spellbinder who happens to love bicycling. I see many thoughtful people becoming enchanted by this book and then bicycling forth to build their own human-scale streets as 'monuments to human ingenuity.'"--Paul Steely White, Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives
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About Mikael Colville-Andersen

Mikael Colville-Andersen is a Danish-Canadian urban design expert and CEO of Copenhagenize Design Company, which he founded in 2009. He works with cities and governments around the world, designing their bicycle infrastructure and communications and coaching them towards becoming more bicycle friendly. He is a sought-after keynote speaker at design and architecture conferences and events around the world and is the host of the global television series about urbanism, "The Life-Sized City."
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