Articles

  1. Child-Friendly Cities - What my toddler taught me about city design - Plan Place Blog
  2. It’s hard to build cities for kids. But do they really need them? - The Washington Post
  3. Shrinking the “Play Deficit” - Next City
  4. The play deficit
  5. Cities need nature - The Huffington Post
  6. Stuck in Condoland – Toronto life
  7. To Save Our Cities, Put Children First - Yes Magazine
  8. Berliner Kinder: Berlin and its 'Playborhoods' - Planetizen
  9. How Families Can Benefit the Planning and Design of Cities - Planetizen
  10. How Vancouver Became One of North America's Most Family-Friendly Cities - CityLab
  11. Families WILL Choose to Live Downtown, If We Design for Kids! - Planetizen
  12. Why Our Kids Need Play, Now More Than Ever - CityLab
  13. For Family-Friendly Cities, Build Play Beyond the Playground - NextCity
  14. Building the World We Want: Interview with Mark Lakeman - Yes Magazine
  15. Children should learn mainly through play until age of eight, says Lego - The Guardian
  16. Breaking the baby strike - The Economist
  17. Children in our towns and cities are being robbed of safe spaces to play - The Guardian
  18. City links: 'play deserts' threaten to create child-free zones - The Guardian
  19. City versus country childhoods - The Guardian
  20. How are cities' accelerating growth affecting their poorest children? - The Guardian
  21. KidZania: the mini-city where children are in charge - The Guardian
  22. In New Zealand, a Playground Designed for and by Kids - CityLab
  23. The popsicle test: what makes a city good for children? - The Guardian
  24. Where there's muck there's a class - The Guardian
  25. ‘Let’s teach children urban planning’, on Planetizen, a public-interest information exchange for the urban planning, design, and development community
  26. What are the Ingredients for Designing a Family-Friendly Downtown?
  27. ‘Suitable for all Ages: How Child-friendly Cities Benefit Everyone’ – on the International Livable Cities website
  28. Dara O’Byrne (2006), Reversing the Trend: Strategies to Make Center City Seattle Livable and Attractive to Families with Children, Seattle Center City for Families
  29. The courtyards of Copenhagen. How the Danes make urban living family friendly.