Report: Building Cities Fit for Children
A new report written by researcher Tim Gill outlines the findings of a study tour of child-friendly urban planning and design in cities in Europe and Canada.
Child-friendly urban planning and design is an evolving set of ideas about shaping the physical features of neighbourhoods and cities so that children are active and visible in the daily life of urban streets, parks, squares and other public spaces.
The Building Cities for Children report includes case studies of child-friendly design in cities such as Calgary (Canada), Oslo (Norway) and Freiburg (Germany). The project aims to show the relevance of child-friendly urban planning and design to UK and global debates.