Mikael Colville-Andersen

Mikael Colville-Andersen (born 29 January 1968 in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian-Danish urban designer and urban mobility expert.wikipedia
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Cycle chic

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He coined the phrase cycle chic in 2007, as well as the word Copenhagenize in the same year.
The phrase Cycle Chic was coined in 2007 by Mikael Colville-Andersen, who started the Copenhagen Cycle Chic blog in the same year.

Cycling advocacy

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Independently of Gehl, Danish urban design consultant Mikael Colville-Andersen coined and popularized the phrase the term in this meaning to a broader audience, starting in 2007 with the Copenhagenize.com blog, that highlights how the bicycle can be an important tool in the creation of liveable cities.

Fort McMurray

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Mikael Colville-Andersen (born 29 January 1968 in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian-Danish urban designer and urban mobility expert.

Alberta

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Mikael Colville-Andersen (born 29 January 1968 in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian-Danish urban designer and urban mobility expert.

Urban design

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Mikael Colville-Andersen (born 29 January 1968 in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian-Danish urban designer and urban mobility expert.

Copenhagen

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He is the CEO of Copenhagenize Design Company, which he founded in 2009 in Copenhagen, and he works with cities and governments around the world in coaching them towards becoming more bicycle friendly.

Urbanism

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He is the host of the urbanism documentary television series The Life-Sized City, which premiered in 2017 on TVOntario and in 2018 on various other international channels including Finland's national broadcaster YLE and Italian broadcaster La Effe.

TVOntario

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He is the host of the urbanism documentary television series The Life-Sized City, which premiered in 2017 on TVOntario and in 2018 on various other international channels including Finland's national broadcaster YLE and Italian broadcaster La Effe.

Yle

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He is the host of the urbanism documentary television series The Life-Sized City, which premiered in 2017 on TVOntario and in 2018 on various other international channels including Finland's national broadcaster YLE and Italian broadcaster La Effe.

Canadian Screen Awards

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Season 1 of The Life-Sized City was nominated for five Canadian Screen Awards in 2018.

Urban planning

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He is known for his philosophy about simplifying urban planning and urban cycling and how cities should be designed instead of engineered.

Utility cycling

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He is known for his philosophy about simplifying urban planning and urban cycling and how cities should be designed instead of engineered.

Observational techniques

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He is at the forefront of utilising observational techniques inspired by the likes of William H. Whyte for pedestrian and bicycle planning and has been called "the Modern Day Jane Jacobs".

William H. Whyte

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He is at the forefront of utilising observational techniques inspired by the likes of William H. Whyte for pedestrian and bicycle planning and has been called "the Modern Day Jane Jacobs".

Pedestrian

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He is at the forefront of utilising observational techniques inspired by the likes of William H. Whyte for pedestrian and bicycle planning and has been called "the Modern Day Jane Jacobs".

Jane Jacobs

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He is at the forefront of utilising observational techniques inspired by the likes of William H. Whyte for pedestrian and bicycle planning and has been called "the Modern Day Jane Jacobs".

Desire path

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He employs anthropology and sociology in his work to develop liveable cities and, in 2012, he spearheaded the largest study of cyclist behaviour ever undertaken – The Choreography of an Urban Intersection – tracking the desire lines of 16,631 cyclists through an intersection in Copenhagen over a 12-hour period.

Richard Dawkins

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His approach and philosophy have led to him being referred to as "the Richard Dawkins of cycling" by Peter Walker of The Guardian in 2014 interview with Esquire magazine, "the Pope of urban cycling" by Canadian newspaper La Presse and Austrian newspaper Der Standard, among others and "the Bieber of urban cycling" in an interview with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

The Guardian

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His approach and philosophy have led to him being referred to as "the Richard Dawkins of cycling" by Peter Walker of The Guardian in 2014 interview with Esquire magazine, "the Pope of urban cycling" by Canadian newspaper La Presse and Austrian newspaper Der Standard, among others and "the Bieber of urban cycling" in an interview with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Esquire (magazine)

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His approach and philosophy have led to him being referred to as "the Richard Dawkins of cycling" by Peter Walker of The Guardian in 2014 interview with Esquire magazine, "the Pope of urban cycling" by Canadian newspaper La Presse and Austrian newspaper Der Standard, among others and "the Bieber of urban cycling" in an interview with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

La Presse (Canadian newspaper)

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His approach and philosophy have led to him being referred to as "the Richard Dawkins of cycling" by Peter Walker of The Guardian in 2014 interview with Esquire magazine, "the Pope of urban cycling" by Canadian newspaper La Presse and Austrian newspaper Der Standard, among others and "the Bieber of urban cycling" in an interview with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Justin Bieber

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His approach and philosophy have led to him being referred to as "the Richard Dawkins of cycling" by Peter Walker of The Guardian in 2014 interview with Esquire magazine, "the Pope of urban cycling" by Canadian newspaper La Presse and Austrian newspaper Der Standard, among others and "the Bieber of urban cycling" in an interview with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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His approach and philosophy have led to him being referred to as "the Richard Dawkins of cycling" by Peter Walker of The Guardian in 2014 interview with Esquire magazine, "the Pope of urban cycling" by Canadian newspaper La Presse and Austrian newspaper Der Standard, among others and "the Bieber of urban cycling" in an interview with Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Bike boom

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Colville-Andersen has been instrumental in orchestrating the global bicycle boom, starting with what was later called "the Photo That Launched a Million Bicycles" in 2006, which led to the Copenhagen Cycle Chic photography and streetstyle blog in 2007.

Street fashion

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Colville-Andersen has been instrumental in orchestrating the global bicycle boom, starting with what was later called "the Photo That Launched a Million Bicycles" in 2006, which led to the Copenhagen Cycle Chic photography and streetstyle blog in 2007.