Category Archives: Accessibility

Achieving Urban Happiness

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What makes a happy city? Cities are generally designed around the idea of good governance, efficient transportation and service provision to name a few but what about the human element? The city after all is of little importance if it is not designed to meet the needs of the people,  to foster social networks and allow communities to grow.  Continue reading

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Who cares about the ‘burbs?

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Do the suburbs really matter? If you happen to live there, the answer is an obvious yes. But if you live in a more downtown neighbourhood, replete with parks and pedestrians, coffee houses and kitchen libraries, is there any reason to care what goes on “out there?” There are, of course, many reasons. Let me outline three of them. Continue reading

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Hello Lamp Post!

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This past summer in Bristol residents were experimenting with a new form of communication – talking to inanimate objects. Was this some form of anti-social behavior or a new way to communicate with their city? Hello Lamp Post is an experimental city-wide platform for play that encourages interaction with the local environment to share and uncover stories that others leave behind.  Continue reading

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