Healthy, happy and tropical – world's fastest-growing cities demand our attention

Dupré, Karine, Coulon, Jane, and Tavares, Silvia (2019) Healthy, happy and tropical – world's fastest-growing cities demand our attention. The Conversation, 28 March 2019.

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[Extract] What does it take to be a happy and healthy city? In any city, myriad factors go into the mix – and of course we are not dealing with just one kind of city. But, due to the world history of colonisation, models are still too often European-centric. In particular, we need to adjust how we think about cities in the tropics.

Item ID: 58163
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Keywords: happy cities, healthy cities, tropical cities, urban design, urban planning
Copyright Information: © 2019 the authors. Creative Commons: Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-ND 4.0).
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2019 23:11
FoR Codes: 12 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 1205 Urban and Regional Planning > 120508 Urban Design @ 40%
12 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 1205 Urban and Regional Planning > 120501 Community Planning @ 30%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 30%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified @ 40%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970112 Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design @ 60%
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