News

September 23, 2018

Public x Design 2018

Public x Design, our annual convening on public life, kicks off tonight in Detroit!

July 3, 2018

We Count! NYC

In May 2018, Gehl Institute hosted We Count! Public Life Data Design Sprint, with support from our partners at Stae and Samsung Next.

June 11, 2018

Join us in Copenhagen

This August, join Gehl Institute and Gehl in Copenhagen for our Tools for Change Masterclass. We’ll learn how putting public life at the center of a design approach leads to better solutions for mobility, equity, resilience, and other pressing urban issues.

June 6, 2018

Our Bay Area Masterclass

This summer, Gehl Institute collaborated with Gehl and SPUR on our first Tools for Change Masterclass in the San Francisco Bay Area.

March 24, 2018

We Count! Data Design Sprint

We Count! Public Life Data Design Sprint is a data event that brings together interdisciplinary teams, representing fields ranging from urban design to civic technology, to work together over three days in May 2018 to experiment with public life data.

March 1, 2018

Welcome to Our New Chairperson + Board Members

Gehl Institute is pleased to welcome Benjamin de la Peña and Heather Thompson to our Board of Directors, and to announce that Kimberly Driggins, who joined the Board in May 2017, will now be serving as Chairperson.

February 28, 2018

Announcing our Partnership with Bernard van Leer

We’re excited to announce that we are working with the Bernard van Leer Foundation to improve urban public life for young children and families, as a part of their Urban95 initiative.

February 23, 2018

Announcing our 2018 Masterclasses

We are thrilled to announce this year’s “Tools for Change” masterclasses. Due to overwhelming demand, we’ll be offering two installments of the course: first in the Bay Area (May 21-23) and then in Copenhagen (August 22-24).