Books by Karsten Pålsson

Public Spaces and Urbanity

In English, hardcover, 272 pages
DOM-publishers
https://dom-publishers.com/collections/handbuch-und-planungshilfe/products/public-spaces-and-urbanity

How to design Humane Cities

In English, softcover, 272 pages
DOM-publishers

Humane byer

In Danish, softcover, 272 pages
BOGVAERKET-publishers
http://bogvaerket.dk/bog/Titler_fra_bogvaerket_side_5.htm


Reviews in danish – pdf

Como Disenar Ciudades Humanas

In Spanish, softcover, 272 pages DOM publishers, 2019

In Russian, softcover, 272 pages
DOM publishers, 2019

Karsten Pålsson in his Copenhagen office, with urban block projects on the walls.

Karrébyer

Urbane designprincipper
Bogværket publishers, 2022

Byplannyt 1, 2023
Monitor, New knowledge by Karsten Pålsson, January 16, 2024, debate by Architect Carsten Maegaard, January 26 2024,
Debat.byrummonitor@pol.dk

Urban Block Cities

10 principles for Contemporary Planning
In English, softcover, 216 pages
DOM publishers, January 2023
https://dom-publishers.com/products/urban-block-cities

Review in German: db, deutsche Bauzeitung, February 2023

The European way of rebuilding Cities nr. 1 :
How to design Humane Cities.

In Ukrainian
DOM publishers 2023, Berlin – OSNOVY Publishing, Ukraine

The European way of rebuilding Cities, nr. 2: Urban Block Cities.

In Ukrainian
DOM publishers 2023, Berlin – OSNOVY Publishing, Ukraine


Karsten Pålsson and translator Liudmyla Shvets

VIDEOS

In four short video-lectures Karsten Pålsson reviews and explains ten Themes of urban transformation and reconstruction.

Video 1

Introduction to themes on Public Spaces and Urbanity
– How to design Humane Cities

Video 2

The video City for Humans describes the first three connected themes: Renewing Dense Urban Areas, Culling Dense Urban
Areas and Constructing Infill Buildings.

Video 3

The video Character of the City describes the themes: Transforming Urban Areas, Transforming Buildings and Reconstructing Urban Areas.

Video 4

The video Connectivity of the City describes the themes Establishing Linear City Space, Renewing Local Centers, Developing New Dense Urban Areas and Densification of Modernism´s Urban Areas.

LECTURES - INTERVIEWS

Society for Architectural History ( DK), Nov. 2023.
Lecture by Karsten pålsson on the history of the urban block city, from ancient times to European cities today.

Ukraine House in Copenhagen, July 3, 2023
Presentation of DOM publishers Book-publishing Programme: Histories of Ukranian Architecture -A response to the War of Aggression, moderated by publisher Philipp Meuser. Among the many titles are Karsten Palssons two books, How to Design Humane Cities and Urban Block Cities, translated into Ukrainian language.

DOM magazine 11, June 2023
Interview with Karsten Palsson about urban block cities, sustainability and rebuilding cities in Ukraine. Download PDF

Lviv Urban Forum, Ukraine, June 28-30, 2023
The international congress Lviv Urban Forum took place for the first time in June 2023. Karsten Palsson participated as key-note speaker with the title: How to design humane cities.


Unfrozen Podcast, June 3, 2023
Interview with Karsten Palsson for unfrozen Podcast on background of his new book Urban Block Cities.
Link: unfrozenarch.net/episodes/old-wine-new-bottles-urban-block-cities-570

City of Copenhagen, Planning Department, March 2023.
Karsten Pålsson held a lecture with discussion about older and new urban city blocks areas in Copenhagen, on basis of his latest book: Urban Block Cities – 10 principles for Contemporary Planning.

O.M.Bekatova University in Kharkiv, Ukraine, November 2022.
Department of urban planning. Four online-lectures and powerpointshows for architect students at Masters level. Organized on the Microsoft Teams Platform.

The Royal Danish Academy – Architecture, May 2022
Karsten Pålsson gave a short lecture on humane cities and presented his book How to Design Humane Cities in English-, German- and Spanish versions, for a group of professional planners from United States of America, Canada, Malaysia, Switzerland, Estonia and Habana Cuba.

Pålsson Urbanism, Svanevej 26, Copenhagen, May 2022
Karsten Pålsson received a delegation of townplanners from Habana, Cuba, and gave a lecture on townplanning experiences, with examples of old and new humane scale urban block areas in Copenhagen.

Arch Moscow Congress, Moscow 2019. Karsten Pålsson gives a lecture on Humane Cities in connection
with the book launch of the Russian edition of How to design Humane Cities.

Open Innovations Congress, Skolkovo, Moscow, Russia, October 2017.
On the theme: City of the present, Transformation potential, Karsten Pålsson
spoke about Humane Parameters in Future Cities.

The National Union for Registered Land Surveyors, Annual Meeting,
Denmark, February 2016.
Karsten Pålsson spoke about Humane Cities of the Future.

Universidad de la Salle, Bogota, Columbia, May 2014.
Karsten Pålsson spoke at a conference on Humane Cities – 11 themes in improvement of the City.

Isthmus, School of Architecture and Design, Panama City, June 2013.
As a visiting professor Karsten Pålsson gave a lecture on Humane Cities for the School, and held a class on the topic Infill of Housing in Cacho Viejo, Panama City.

Danish Technical University, DTU, Copenhagen, annually since 2012.
Lecture on the Transformation of Buildings, and from 2018 10 Themes of Urban Transformation.

Authors and moderators at Ukraine House in Copenhagen 2023.
Chief Architect of Lviv, Anton Kolomieitsev, publisher Philipp Meuser and Karsten Palsson, Lviv 2023.
Mayor of Lviv, Andriy Sadovyi and Karsten Palsson, Lviv 2023.
Karsten Palsson as key-note speaker for 700 congress participants, Lviv 2023.

ARTICLES

Monitor, Denmark, Jan 2024, Urban Block Cities. New knowledge by Karsten Pålsson.
(Byrumsmonitor@pol.dk )

Politiken Byrum, Denmark, Nov. 2019
Karsten Pålsson published an article on urban development in Copenhagen:
“Københavnske karreer er udført som amputerede karreer”

Politiken Byrum, Denmark, Dec 2018
Karsten Pålsson published an article on urban development in Copenhagen:
“Lynetteholmen skal være by – ikke forstad”

Speech Magazine 21, Moscow Russia, January 2019, in Russian and in English.
Karsten Pålsson wrote a column on Community Centers - Cities within Cities?
Article Speech Magazine – pdf

Berlingske Tidende, Denmark, 12 May, 2018.
Karsten Pålsson published an article on urban development in Copenhagen:
Københavns urbane slingrekurs - pdf

Building Design Magazine, London, England, November 2017.
Karsten Pålsson published an illustrated article: What Britain could learn from Europe about Public Spaces and Urbanism.
Article Building Design Magazine – jpg

Speech Magazine nr. 18, Moscow, Russia, August 2017. In Russian and English.
Karsten Pålsson wrote a column on What makes cities – cities for people?
Article Speech Magazine – pdf

Karsten Pålsson received a delegation of townplanners from Habana, Cuba, 2022.
Karsten Pålsson at Open Innovations Congress, Skolkovo, Moscow, 2017