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Vol 5 No 2 (2020): SPECIAL ISSUE: Public Health and Well-being in Public Open Spaces through Climate Responsive Urban Planning and Design

Vol 5 No 2 (2020)

Cover image: Ponds Dreaming. Art work by Jill Chism (Sydney, 2011-2014)
Cover image: Ponds Dreaming. Art work by Jill Chism (Sydney, 2011-2014)

Guest Editors: Silvia G. Tavares, David Sellars, Greg Mews, Karine Dupré, Christhina Cândido, Simon Towle
Managing Editor: Luisa Bravo

Published: 2020-04-30
  • Public health and well-being in public open spaces through climate responsive urban planning and design
    Silvia G. Tavares, David Sellars, Greg Mews, Karine Dupré, Christhina Cândido, Simon Towle
  • What can urban design learn from changing winds?
    Qiuxia Xu, Zhen Xu
  • Morphology and sustainability in the project of public spaces
    Marco Maretto, Barbara Gherri, Anthea Chiovitti, Greta Pitanti, Francesco Scattino, Nicolò Boggio
  • Roofing and thawing the sub-Arctic city
    Essi Oikarinen
  • Public-private interaction in low-rise, high-density Tokyo
    Satoshi Sano, Ivan Filipović, Darko Radović
  • Green public spaces in the cities of South and Southeast Asia
    Marlyne Sahakian, Manisha Anantharaman, Antonietta Di Giulio, Czarina Saloma, Dunfu Zhang, Rupali Khanna, Srikanth Narasimalu, Abigail Marie Favis, Cherie Audrey Alfiler, Sumana Narayanan, Xin Gao, Chenxin Li
  • Research on the relationship between human behaviour and climatic characteristics in a public open space
    Kaoru Matsuo, Rui Izumiyama, Shihona Arai, Akiko Tanimura, Yusuke Horie, Riki Nomoto
  • Public open space initiatives for healthier cities in Rwanda
    Ilija Gubic, Oana Baloi
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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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