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I’m an architect & maker designer, totally curious and multidisciplinary lover. Two years teaching assitant in architecture technology at University of Naples Federico II. Interior & graphics designer from 2009. Home is Napoli (Italy) the harmony of the contraries. Bicycle religious, wannabe biblioholic and passionate for all-scale design. I'm specialized in bicylce design, lightweight timber structures and parametric structural design.
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Hamburg Announces Plans to Become a Car-Free City Within 20 Years

in Bicycle, Blog, Cities

 

Hamburg is currently working on a plan that would eliminate the need for cars within the next 15-20 years, making the city a greener, healthier and more pleasant place to live. The city’s proposed Grünes Netz, or “Green Network” will create pedestrian and cycle paths to connect the city’s existing, substantial green spaces, and provide safe, car-free commuter routes for all residents

Additionally, such a network will contribute to the overall health of the city and its inhabitants. The Guardian explained that Hamburg “envisions a network that doesn’t just help residents get from point A to point B in a sustainable fashion,” with city spokesperson Angelika Fritsch adding “It will offer people opportunities to hike, swim, do water sports, enjoy picnics and restaurants, experience calm and watch nature and wildlife right in the city. That reduces the need to take the car for weekend outings outside the city.”

 

Via ArchDaily