There is great potential for the built environment sector to contribute to tackling health inequalities in our cities. But how do we navigate the health sector to deliver positive change? This seminar explored tangible tactics to navigate the health sector, overcome issues of language, timescale, budgets and different working cultures, and collaborate effectively with health colleagues.
What would it look like if we put health at the heart of a park service? London Boroughs Camden and Islington are working together to achieve this. The ambitious Parks for Health project seeks to change parks and green spaces from passive health enablers to play a central role in … Read more
Since the start of the pandemic people of all ages now spend more time outdoors – and the public realm has taken on a new significance in community life. As we look towards a post-pandemic future, this case study explores Thamesmead, the lessons we can learn from how communities have used outside spaces during lockdown and how landscape-led placemaking prioritises and strengthens community.