Topic: #childfriendlycities

Empathy tools for urban leaders and designers

Urban planners are being encouraged to utilise a set of ’empathy tools’ aimed at helping them design child-friendly environments. It’s one of the latest initiatives developed by the Urban95 arm of the Bernard van Leer Foundation...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

UNICEF expands child-friendly cities’ handbook

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Child-Friendly Cities and Communities handbook has now been translated into French, Spanish and Chinese. Containing guidance on how to establish a child-friendly cities initiative (CFCI) to help cities do better...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy

The rise of Germany’s ‘play streets’

Can play streets help address the problem of dwindling playgrounds in German cities? That’s the hope of planners who want to make the urban landscape truly child-friendly People are moving to the cities but this has...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Weedy