In the movie The Human Scale, Jan Gehl and his people-centred approach to urban planning is presented. Examples from all over the world teach us how to make our cities more liveable and inclusive – particularly important now that Covid-19 is changing our cities!
Michelle, Isaac and Lorna share insights about how Covid-19 is affected informal settlements in Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi. In their interviews, they talk about the specific challenges that the pandemic brings, and about community-based solutions.
Exceptional circumstances, such as the current pandemic, have important consequences for urban planning. Here, I look into public spaces and the changing idea of three places.
Blogging about neighbourhood developments and urban planning initiatives can be a valuable tool for citizens, local governments and urban planners alike.
parCitypatory is four years old today, which is why I am sharing four starting points as ideas for participating in your own city.