During the Antwerp seminar on Children in the Sustainable City, a round table on children living in high rise buildings was organized. Why high-rise as a theme in a seminar on sustainable futures? Cities all...Read more
During the upcoming Child in the City seminar in Antwerp, Sven De Visscher will be part of the roundtable discussion on qualitative vertical housing environments for children. In this interview, Sven gives us insight into his work,...Read more
Making our biggest cities more efficient, affordable and accessible will raise the living standards of nearly all Australians, but it will also require some compromise.
Australia’s economic future depends on the smooth operation of its big...Read more
Lia Karsten is the new president of the Child in the City’s Scientific Program Committee (SPC). She was chair of the 9th Child in the City world conference in Vienna and is excited to usher...Read more
In my ongoing quest to understand how and why families choose to live in cities, I am launching a new series and, I need your help.
My Affordable City will profile families living in big...Read more
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
At last week’s Child in the City International seminar, architect and design champion for the Mayor of London Dinah Bornat led a parallel workshop session exploring the built environment challenges of creating homes and neighbourhoods...Read more
In this second part of her synopsis of one of the key themes of the recent Child in the City seminar in Rotterdam, Lia Karsten identifies that the key features of successful urban planning for...Read more
In these reflections on themes of the Child in the City international seminar on urban planning, held in Rotterdam in June, Lia Karsten says that urban planners and designers must respond to the needs of...Read more
With his revision of the London Plan, expected later this year, the London Mayor, Sadiq Khan will set out his vision for the capital for the next ten years or more. Here Adrian Voce reports...Read more
In this second part of her article about housing co-operatives in Vancouver, urbanist Jillian Glover discovers that co-ops have a rich community spirit – giving rise to a very high demand from families with children.
When visiting...Read more
An influential committee of the European Parliament has issued a call for action on child poverty and social exclusion, following the release of a worrying new report that these are both on the increase in...Read more