Use Lighting to Support Urbanism

Reject uniform standards for place-based solutions
  • Jeff Speck


AT NIGHT, SPACE IS MADE BY LIGHT. In all cities, especially northern ones, much of the time that people spend in public is after dark. The great success of winter placemaking in cities like Montreal, Edinburgh, and Copenhagen shows us the impact that great exterior lighting can have on the walkability and livability of our communities. Getting it right benefits from paying attention to the criteria that follow.

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