Topos 106 – Healing Landscapes

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Topos 106 presents cutting-edge contributions to these questions and topics:

CONTRASTS FROM ABOVE
How inequalities leave their mark on the landscape

BIOPHILIA FOR HEALTHY CITIES
BGI as DNA for healthy urban development

LANDSCAPES TO THE MAX
The park La Mexicana and the role green space can play in improving the quality of life

“A CITY IS GOOD IF IT COUNTERACTS SOCIAL STRESS”
An interview with Mazda Adli on Neuro-Urbanism

LIVING THE ECO-DREAM
Hammarby Sjöstad in Stockholm: How ailing docklands can be transformed into a healthy quarter

“WE MUST OVERCOME THE GAP BETWEEN LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS AND HEALTH SPECIALISTS”
Simon Bell on the Master’s programme in Landscape and Wellbeing of the University of Edinburgh

HEALTHCARE DISTRICTS FOR HEALTHY CITIES
How to plan the healthy places of the future

“WE NEED DRAMATIC GREEN INTERVENTIONS”
William Sullivan calls for nature at every doorstep

HEALING LANDSCAPES FACTS AND FIGURES

MIAMI RISING
The balancing act between the city’s architectural extravaganza and the desire for sustainability

“STREETS HAVE THE BIGGEST IMPACT ON PUBLIC HEALTH”
An interview with Lucy Saunders on the Healthy Streets approach

GATHER TOGETHER
Tulsa’s Gathering Place: How to design a park for everyone and make a city a better place?

“SALUTOGENIC LANDSCAPES ARE A BLUEPRINT FOR HEALTH-PROMOTING DESIGN”
Naomi Sachs on human-friendly planning

THE RING OF REMEMBRANCE
Utøya: The healing effects of memorials

LANDSCAPE AS COMMON GROUND
Creating a Healing Landscape Strategy for Syria

EDUCATIONAL CATALYST
How to support development through education? Ulyankulu in Western Tanzania

BATHING BETWEEN TREES
Kengo Kuma’s new meditation house brings forest bathing to the max