‘Building the Cycling City: The Dutch Blueprint for Urban Vitality’ is a must read. It contains insights and lessons for those interested in building a bike friendly city and a child friendly city. In this...Read more
The draft of the new London Plan, the long-term spatial development strategy for the UK capital, published yesterday for public consultation, includes a revised policy for children’s play and informal recreation. Adrian Voce reports.
The new...Read more
In this second in our series of interviews ahead of the forthcoming Child in the City international seminar on urban planning and children, keynote speaker Ken Worpole suggests that modern towns and cities need to prioritise pedestrian schemes;...Read more
Following UNICEF’s (2013) report of children’s wellbeing indicators for the world’s richest nations placed the Netherlands at the top of the list, a new book by two immigrant mothers explores what it is about growing...Read more
Recent comparative study carried out in Hong Kong reveals that children’s independent mobility can be impacted by their social and cultural background but also by the neighbourhood design.
Children’s independent mobility (CIM) is especially important for children’s development, especially for children aged...Read more