News tagged with urban spaces

Lessons from Timbuktu

Society today might think of science parks, technology centres, business incubators and knowledge precincts as being entirely modern phenomena, representative of the great advances of human endeavour sparked into the life ...

dateJul 18, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Skateboarders good for the environment, study says

A recent study in Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability suggests that skateboarders in Chicago perform in and transform urban spaces by exploring different terrains and developing unforeseen ...

dateFeb 11, 2013 in Environment
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Urban landscape's power to hurt or heal

Research shows that street furniture, barriers, parks, public spaces and neighbourhood architecture can stir up powerful emotions in local residents. This should be taken into account in programmes designed to reduce tensions ...

dateMay 14, 2012 in Social Sciences
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