On October 4, the Architecture and Urban Development Department of Sofia municipality, presented the “Sofia – a city for the people” report, in the presence of the mayor Yordanka Fandakova.
The project, which started a year ago, aims at building and implementing a strategy for development of public spaces in Sofia. The presentation of the report was also attended by the well-known Danish town planner Jan Gehl, who is a consultant of Sofia municipality in the process of drawing up the report and implementing the targeted decisions.
Sofia is among cities such as Zurich, London, Stockholm, Copenhagen, New York, Istanbul, Moscow, Shanghai and Bern, which have also worked with Prof. Gehl in the last 10 years.
The report describes in details the challenges Sofia municipality has to deal with. “We are already working on some of the measures described,” the mayor Fandakova said, listing five measures which are currently being implemented:
The full text of the report is available here.