Built environment

Manifesto for a playful city

‘Seventy per cent of the world’s population will be living in urban areas by the middle of this century’ (Klanten and Hubner, 2010:2). As cities continue to get more populated, more and more strain will...Read more
|Comment|author: Carma Masson

The city of tomorrow reconquers cities for children

‘The city of tomorrow’ is an educational project that aims to include children and adolescents in the construction process of public space (squares, neighbourhoods, cities). Equipping them with the necessary tools to develop their creativity...Read more
|Comment|author: Sandra Gonzalez Alvarez

What if children design their cities?

Kent ve Cocuk (City and Children) is a Turkish-based ‘urbanism’ initiative using 3D modelling workshops to see how children would design their own cities. The team of three urban planners and an architect came together in...Read more
|1 comment|author: Gizem Kıygi

The rise of the vertical school

Australia’s schools and early learning centres are applying ‘vertical thinking’ to tackle overcome population density pressures in urban areas. Rising to six storeys, South Melbourne Primary is the first high-rise school in the south eastern state...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

Revamped community housing scheme shows the way

A children’s library and playground are the jewels of a New Jersey housing complex revamped for a community’s needs. Often in the headlines for shootings and burglaries, Georgia King Village in Newark used to be somewhere...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy