Hello everyone! I hope everything is going well. This week I would like to talk about the incorporating “green” elements to city planning. I read an article a while ago that pointed out some interesting aspects of city life. Most people who live in cities don’t notice nature around them in cities, instead they go on vacation to find nature. Furthermore, more and more of the world’s population lives in cities.
This article listed the following benefits of the inclusion of nature into a city:
- improved health and lifestyle
- increased lifespan
- reduced stress and aggression
Traditionally, the use of green space has been an aesthetic concern rather than a requirement for psychological health. In addition to that, most urban planners haven’t claimed ownership of the issues related to lack greenery in the cities. However, that is changing in Detroit, Europe and Singapore. The researchers believe that greenery needs to be…
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