Comment on: The Relationship Between Mental Health and Cities

Zijian raises an interesting topic regarding mental health and its association with the city. One characteristic suggested to have a positive impact upon mental health is the increase of green spaces, often referred to as green urbanism. Green urbanism is a vital aspect of sustainable, healthy, liveable cities. Gardens, parks and allotments offer a number…
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Comment: Urban Agriculture: A Functional Landscape

Upon coming across Winnie‚Äôs post on urban agriculture, it immediately piqued my interest. I have a deep interest in the relationship between the built environment and horticulture, and I would like to take the opportunity to thank Winnie for a fantastic and highly insightful post. As mentioned in the original post, increasing urbanisation is a…
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Nature and Education as an Urban Catalyst for the Future

I recently attended a lecture by one of our professors here at Newcastle University, Tim Townsend, whose expertise focuses on that of salutogenic cities and the urban impacts of green/blue spaces. This field of study is one that greatly interests me, and so the topic I shall be discussing in this post is the importance…
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