Parks and green spaces case studies
The Broadway Community Garden, designed with and for local people, celebrates the culture of the travelling community that lives in the area.
Heerlijkheid Hoogvliet is a public activity park in a small town in the suburbs of Rotterdam. Community facilities were developed with local people and build on the existing character of the town.
Using Spaceshaper to find out how lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experience public spaces differently to non-LGBT users.
Seonyudo Park is an award-winning ecological park, created by the conversion of a former water treatment plant.
The Cheonggyecheon Restoration Project created a 5.8km landscaped green pathway that runs alongside the revitalised Cheonggyecheon stream in Seoul, South Korea.
A public sector-social enterprise partnership using multi-functional green infrastructure to tackle multiple deprivation at the neighbourhood scale.
A community-led grow-your-own initiative that has transformed the way local people connect with food production and public green spaces in Todmorden, a market town in West Yorkshire.
Katayamazu, a spa town in Japan, has been revitalised by an innovative piece of public space. Designed by Professor Yu Nakai and EAU.
Kakamigahara City has developed a series of attractive green spaces, showing the benefits of meaningful community involvement. Designed by Professor Mikiko Ishikawa.
The City of Chicago is harnessing the potential of trees to reduce the impact of heatwaves by developing and implementing a strategic management plan for its ‘urban forest’.
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