DIS Urban Design Students Featured by Danish Urban Mobility Expert

Urban mobility expert Mikael Colville-Andersen recently shared several fall students’ Urban Design Studio projects on his popular urban biking blog, www.copenhagenize.com.

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For their final project, DIS students were given the task of designing a new bicycle connection across a harbor in Copenhagen, which would serve to improve the commute across two busy neighborhoods, and in result, would improve cyclists’ daily lives.

Read Mikael’s two-part posts ‘American Students Rethink Copenhagen Neighbourhood’ here:

http://www.copenhagenize.com/2014/01/american-students-rethink-copenhagen.html
http://www.copenhagenize.com/2014/01/amercian-students-rethink-copenhagen.html

Student projects featured were:

Ben Zunkeler, Washington University in St. Louis
Jeannette Mundy, Washington University in St. Louis
Anna Darling, Washington University in St. Louis
Elaine Stokes, Washington University in St. Louis
Michelle Woods, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
David Mitchell, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Mikael, founder of Cycle Chic movement and CEO of Copenhagenize Design, and known as Denmark’s ‘Bicycle Ambassador,’ collaborates with cities around the world to create urban plans that best facilitate bicycles as a main form of transportation. This past fall, Mikael teamed up with DIS faculty member, Bianca Hermansen, as a guest examiner for the final project critiques of the Urban Design Studio student work. Mikael described working with DIS students as “brilliant and inspiring.”

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