Brazilian cities’ experiences of creating naturalised parks – which bring major benefits for children – are the inspiration behind a new book.
The Alana Institute, in partnership with the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Urban95 Brazil project,...Read more
Small in size but potentially of huge importance – that’s the AirBeam Swap, a revolutionary new tool that collects data and raises awareness of air quality and its importance for babies, toddlers and their caregivers.
Lima, the capital of Peru, has worked with the Bernard van Leer Foundation to transform 12 run-down spaces into attractive, child-friendly spaces for places for caregivers to spend with their youngsters.Read more
The power of Virtual Reality is being highlighted by children’s campaigners as a way to help people see cities from a toddler’s height – and show how urban design ideas can truly benefit vulnerable children.
“Ahaan just took off and sprinted down this alleyway in this big market, towards the street where there was a ton of traffic,” says filmmaker, Jacob Krupnick, as he recalls the hairy moment in Pune,...Read more
Urban communities must themselves demand baby and toddler-friendly cities to help make them a reality, says the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF).
That’s just one of five key ‘takeaways’ from the foundation’s recent Urban95 Festival, which...Read more
Tel Aviv is the latest city to be shown ‘through the eyes of a child’ thanks to the Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF).
The foundation’s Urban95 project has showcased several Young Explorers films made by New...Read more
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
A new report highlighting global examples of how city living affects children has been designed to help parents in the Israeli city region of Tel Aviv-Yafo.
The International Step by Step Association (ISSA), which promotes child development, has...Read more
Bhubaneswar in India is aiming to be the country’s first official ‘child-friendly city’ within the fast-growing Urban95 global network.
This east coast city wants to be part of a movement which poses a bold but simple...Read more