Life on a Line: Human Movement Through Urban Space and Time

In a fascinating article, Milton Friesen describes his research into how people actually move through urbanized areas, using real data acquired from study volunteers equipped with GPS devices. Friesen makes the obvious but seldom-stated observation that in order to understand urban design, we need to understand how people actually use cities (as opposed to how designers and planners imagine they are used). Link below:

About David Greusel

David Greusel is founding principal of Convergence Design. He has more than 30 years' experience in the architectural profession, having worked as a designer, manager, and principal in charge of projects ranging from closet remodels to new Major League ballparks.
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