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Vol 7 No 2 (2022): Universally Accessible Public Spaces for All
Cover image: Snake and Ladders, art work by Digby Webster and Nadia Odlum in Sydney. Picture by Alex Kess.
Cover image: Snake and Ladders, art work by Digby Webster and Nadia Odlum in Sydney. Picture by Alex Kess.

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Editors: Hannes Juhlin Lagrelius, Luisa Bravo
Guest Editor: Victor S. Pineda

Published: 2022-06-27
  • Learning from Older Adults’ Use of Urban Parks in Hong Kong’s Low-income Areas
    Caterina Villani, Kin Wai Michael Siu, Zi Yang
  • Getting on Track: Accessibility Policy and the Design of the Mumbai Metro
    Sara Rotenberg, Irfan Nooruddin
  • Pedestrians with Disabilities and Town and City Streets: From Shared to Inclusive Space?
    Anna Lawson, Ieva Eskytė, Maria Orchard, Dick Houtzager, Edwin Luitzen De Vos
  • Visions of a City for All
    Lilian Müller, Stina Ericsson, Per-Olof Hedvall
  • Public Open Spaces: Enabling or Impeding Inclusive Evacuation during Disasters
    Andrea Pacheco Barzallo, José Fariña, Eva Álvarez de Andrés
  • Co-creating Inclusive Public Spaces: Learnings from Four Global Case Studies on inclusive Cities
    Mikaela Patrick, Iain McKinnon
  • Inclusive Rural Spaces in Architecture Education
    Gabriel Fries-Briggs
  • “We should all feel welcome to the park”
    Gus Wendel, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Claire Nelischer, Gibson Bastar
Non Academic / Case study
  • Te Pua Keith Park – Nau mai, Haere mai Let’s Play Together
    Elise Copeland, Jennice Stringer, Vivian Naylor, Sue Rim Lee
  • Re-framing Built Environment Practice: Towards an Accessible City
    Nicole Mechkaroff, Saumya Kaushik, Mary Ann Jackson
  • Understanding Inclusive Placemaking Processes through the Case of Klostergata56 in Norway
    Ursula Sokolaj
  • The Accessibility Chain: a Challenge and an Opportunity for Cities and People with Disabilities
    Alba Mestres Petit, Sergi Morera, Laura Trujjillo Parra, Meritxell Valladares
  • What Do the Students Want?
    Vanesha Manuturi, Nina Asterina, Febpry Ghara Utama
  • On the Road Together
    Claudia de Laaf
  • The Right to Play: Snakes and Ladders
    Nadia Rene Odlum, Morwenna Collett
  • Persons with Psychosocial Disabilities in Public Spaces: Welcomed or Shunned?
    Elizabeth Nyabiage Ombati
  • Disability Inclusion and Accessibility in Zimbabwe
    Edwin Ndhlovu, Nyunyutai Mudzingwa
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"Public space
in cities is a common good, meant to be open, inclusive and democratic, a fundamental human right for everybody."

Dr Luisa Bravo
The Journal of Public Space, Founder and Editor in Chief
City Space Architecture, Founding Member and President
(from the statement submitted at the 26th UN-Habitat Governing Council held in Nairobi, Kenya, 8-12 May 2017)
Stand up for Public Space!  |  UN-Habitat Global Urban Lecture by Dr Luisa Bravo (click here)  |  A global campaign launched at the Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador, 2016 (click here)

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