Urban design for mental health

Mimi Kirk , The Atlantic; CityLabchess-players-in-park

Publication date: December 2016
Ranking: useful

How to support mental health through urban planning

The article describes the work of the Center for Urban Urban Design and Mental Health and highlights four key themes through which urban design can make a positive contribution:

  • Green spaces
  • Active spaces
  • Social spaces
  • Safe spaces

It explains how cities impact on mental health and the ways to approach the issues.

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