Imagine Cities

94 days ago

While societies may think differently about mental health, we must to more to support those facing this issue. The Center for Urban Design and Mental Health recommends that cities incorporate four main themes into urban design to support mental health: green spaces, active spaces, social spaces, and safe spaces.

Designing a Megacity for Mental Health

citylab.com

A new report assesses how Tokyo’s infrastructure affects residents’ emotional well-being, offering lessons for other cities. The Tokyo-based psychiatrist Layla McCay says that though the prevalence of mental illness in Japan is comparable to other countries, people don’t talk about it much.