Growing up in cities: Researching the playability of a dense prosperous neighbourhood

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_GRADUATION WORK_ by Sabine van den Berg
In my graduation research, I have built upon the work of two former Landscape Architecture students in 2008. They came up with the ‘Network of Play’ model, in which children in poor neighbourhoods would be stimulated to have more outside play and physical activity. In my research I have tested this model on dense, prosperous neighbourhoods, using the case of the Statenkwartier in The Hague.

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Cultural Meanings of the Landscape

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_ARTICLE_ by Karin Peters
Place meanings and place attachments are socially constructed. Individuals can experience different senses of meaning and attachment over their life course, and in relation to socio-cultural environments. In this essay I will explore how place attachment of first generation migrants is important for evaluating how urban design deals with the consequences of changing populations.

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