12 ways to make cities more child-friendly – Spacing National

14 Apr

See on Scoop.itCommunity Revitalization for Downtowns and Districts

For far too long, many people have considered family life and urban life as being mutually exclusive. That trend is slowly reversing, as more and more parents choose to raise their kids in urban areas. However, city builders often fail to consider their smallest, most vulnerable users. As Enrique Peñalosa famously said: “”Children are a …

Heather Garbo‘s insight:

Fun installations to encourage children’s love of their hometown…a first step toward youth engagement and becoming emotionally invested in one’s community. While most of these seem to be urban areas, many of these tactics would work well in smaller communities and neighborhoods, as well. 

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