Breitenbach in the canton of Solothurn is pioneering a new approach, unique in Switzerland, to children and young people’s participation in the planning and design of their built environment. The municipality is giving students at...Read more
A practice-led research project to include young people in the creation of a public space in Wrexham town centre, North Wales, demonstrates their capacity to participate in the design process and to provide ideas to inform town planning.
Research undertaken in Wrexham, North Wales, in response...Read more
The concept of the ‘playable city’ is essentially a simple one: join up the places that children want to access, with safe, attractive pathways animated with playful affordances – and design this network with the fullest engagement of the children...Read more
In this second part of her article about youth campaigning for climate action, Victoria Derr looks at the key role of film-making arts in both empowering young people and providing an effective medium for their...Read more
It is predicted that by 2050, 1 in 7 people worldwide will live in urban areas, with an even greater proportion living in slum conditions and an estimated 600 million of these will be children, concluded professor Karen Malone...Read more