Jun 4, 2024
19:30 - 21:00
Academy Building


Due to the health of Jan Gehl, the lecture is rescheduled.
The new date is:

  • Tuesday the 4th of June from 19.30 to 21.00. 
  • The walk-in starts at 19.00 to 19.30. 

There is a new chance to sign up via this form!

Note that you have to sign up again and that the old sign-ups will not be used. 

Again the invitation:

On the 4th of June, the famous W.J. van den Bremen Lecture of 2024 will take place. The Lecture Committee, in collaboration with the Faculty of Spatial Sciences and the Alumni Network FSS, is honored and excited to announce the name of this year’s edition: prof. dr.h.c. Jan Gehl. He will come all the way from Copenhagen to share his insights and expertise on enhancing the livability of cities in the 21st century.

Jan Gehl is a renowned Danish architect, urban designer, and influential figure in the world of urban planning. He has dedicated his career to promoting human-centered design principles that prioritize the needs and experiences of people. Gehl is known for books like Life Between Buildings and Cities For People where he advocates for those values.

The lecture will take place in the Aula of the Academy Building and the walk-in will be from 19:00 to 19:30.

With great pleasure,

The Lecture Committee

“A good city is like a good party — people stay longer than really necessary because they are enjoying themselves.” – Jan Gehl


Thank you in advance,

kind regards,

The Lecture Committee


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