Jan Gehl


Danish architect

August 27, 2014

Seminar of the Danish architect Jan Gehl's "Cities for people: world experience of effective public spaces design " was held at KSUAE as part of "Tatarstan socio-economic development Strategy. 2030"

Representatives of government institutions, design agencies,  creative workshops and architectural bureaus, educational and scientific institutions, teaching staff and students of our university took part in the seminar. It should be noted that seminar was a great success.

Jan Gale told about the experience of designing urban spaces in his hometown of Copenhagen and many other successful projects in London, New York, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, etc.

The main massage was: "We want to live in comfortable, sustainable, healthy cities!",  this is exactly what the architect Jan Gale and his architectural and urban planning Bureau GehlArchitects (Denmark) are working on. The speaker paid great attention to the development of Cycling culture in urban centers, as it has been happening recently in Copenhagen.


Enrique Peñalosa Londoño

EnrikeMayor of Bogotá, Colombia, 1998-2001

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) Board President, 2009-2015

On December 9, as part of his trip Mr. Peñalosa visited KSUAE, where he made a presentation devoted to "Development of the social and transport infrastructure of the megalopolis "Ideal city".

Representatives of Kazan wards, design offices and workshops, management of capital construction and renovation,  traffic committee and other ministries and bodies were invited to participate in the presentation.  Faculty and students of our university attended the presentation as well.

The presentation met a great interest and a response from the audience.