Mobility. Mood. Place.

Mobility, Mood and Place (MMP) is a multidisciplinary collaboration between:
The University of Edinburgh
Heriot-Watt University
King’s College London
Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York

Publication date: June 2017
Ranking: useful


drawing of urban area taken from research

Image courtesy of MMP

The Mobility, Mood and Place research project has been exploring how places can be designed collaboratively to support outdoor activity, health, wellbeing and community engagement as people age.

In their own words

“In this guide, we have summarised the 13 key things we have uncovered through the co-design process about older people’s needs and preferences for age-friendly environments. Many are surprising; challenging widespread assumptions about ageing and place.

Find out all about the project, findings and messages in this short animation…

Visit the MMP website to download a copy of the guidance

To obtain a copy in an alternative language or format
Please write to:
Anna Orme,
OPENspace research centre,
Room 2.013,
Edinburgh College of Art, The Fire Station,
78 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE

Telephone: +44 (0)131 651 5833

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