Social distancing has been key to reducing Covid-19 transmission and protecting public health, but it’s also been hugely disruptive. As loosening restrictions jostle with public confidence and business risk, what are the implications for urban design and movement, and for business and landlord viability?
Healthy placemaking is an essential part of delivering age-friendly cities, but it requires robust cross-sector collaboration. Planning can improve public health by promoting active travel, enhancing air quality, delivering and protecting open space. Social isolation, a key issue for our ageing population, can be reduced by supporting social interaction in town … Read more