“Families” Best Match
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...the primary reason families flee for the suburbs. In turn, this suggests that education policy can play an important role in retaining families. Building on this, urban planner and downtown...
Food Deserts: A Problem on their own or a Problem of Inequality?
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...popular “Let’s Move” initiative by former First Lady Michelle Obama. But would our efforts be better spent ensuring that families are better equipped to afford food, even if it’s further...
The Future of Shared Housing
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...number of families or individuals (such as 4 to 6 sets of singles or couples), these communal spaces put even more value on the shared aspects of co-operative living. These...
Family-Friendly Living in the City
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...and raise their families in the city; but for those that don’t, what are the options other than a switch to suburban life? A good urban lifestyle means vibrant, walkable...
A Home for Tomorrow? The Rise of YIMBY
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...people want and are able to raise their kids close to where they work. We have this idea that families move to the suburbs for more space. But, I think...
Mental Health & Wellbeing in Cities
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...a twofold problem: ‘the NHS need a far more proactive and preventative approach for people experiencing mental health problems and their families, and to reduce costs for the NHS and...
Vulnerability and The Creative Brain
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...by PBS on “Connecting Strength and Vulnerability to the Creative Brain,” researchers found that over 80% mood disturbance was linked to creative families (such as the Vonnegut family), as opposed...
Old Problems, New Solutions
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...of our services. This set out the need for a more proactive and preventative approach to supporting people with mental health conditions and their families and, in parallel, the pressing...
Urban Burbs, the Next Millennial Magnets?
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...inner-city dwellings, particularly as they start families. With this in mind, a private or neighbour-shared yard or terrace is appealing, but shouldn’t compromise the walkability or affordability of the neighbourhood....
Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs
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...for “aging in place” or generational housing within the same home and 3. Allowing families that want to live in single-family-style housing the same lifestyle at a more reasonable cost....