A recent UK study commissioned by the National Trust found that children spend half the time playing outside that their parents did.  The National Trust research showed that children are playing outside for an average of just over four hours a week. This compares unfavorably with 8.2 hours for their parents when they were children. What’s more, a study by the...Read more
|Comment|author: Rebecca Kennedy

New book on children and sustainable urbanism

A new book, Children Living in Sustainable Built Environments, published this month by Routledge, takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of how sustainable urban developments affect children and young people. Routledge this month publishes Children Living in...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce

National housing body calls for focus on play

A leading national housing body in the UK yesterday published a new report, Making Spaces for Play, which could lead to a more child-friendly approach to new developments. Adrian Voce reports. The UK’s National House Building Council...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce