Gehl Studio New York, international urban planners who design cities for people, visited Columbus in mid-March to help us think about how our community uses public space to enhance public life. 

  • To get a taste of the public meeting, "Think Big: Designing Our Dream Community," click here (1:50).
  • To watch that evening's full Gehl presentation, click here. (33 min.)

Learn more about Gehl Architects by visiting their website at or viewing the short videos below.
  • People First Design (How the Design of Cities Affects the Choices that People Make) - presented by Jeff Risom, Managing Partner, Gehl Studio, at a TEDx conference on ending poverty