NewCities has announced the launch of the 2020 Wellbeing Cities Award , an international award recognizing cities’ efforts to place wellbeing at the heart of their policy and planning.
The small Costa Rican city’s strategic vision is using bees, butterflies, bats, and hummingbirds to improve the quality of life of its citizens.
Every Sunday, the Colombian capital turns over its major streets to cyclists, pedestrians, and sporting events. This 45-year old city-wide program, promotes physical activity, healthy living, and an improved social environment.
Practice for Architecture and Urbanism believe that design can tangibly improve cities, as long as it strives to make a social impact, and resists becoming a service for only the wealthy.