Trash cans can be redesigned to reduce littering.
Walkability has a modest association to the local sense of community.
Designers’ focus on creating experiences for users is relatively new.
People who visit natural places (such as woodlands) more frequently as children are more apt to value visits to green spaces as adults.
Measures to make it more pleasant to walk along streets can also calm traffic, making the pedestrian experience both more enjoyable and safer.
GIS can provide a multidimensional (visual, dynamic, holistic, and interactive) view of a neighborhood, so how can it best be used?
Today there is increased interest in cultivating healthy life styles early in life. This study investigates how neighborhood design might affect the after-school activity levels of adolescent girls.
Group members value places more highly if the places in question are more closely tied to the identity of the group.
The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) has studied the design review process and prepared a comprehensive overview of successful design reviews of urban plans and building façades.
Urban places can sometimes be noisy, dirty, or unpleasant, but what makes them annoying?