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Every city is a conversation: join the debate

How can we inject more visual complexity, interest, a sense of wonder and awe into the built landscape of human existence?

What will help engage citizens and decision makers in creating change?

What difference could a visually more appealing and positive urban environment make to peoples lives and experience?

These are some of the questions being raised by recent discussions, led by internationally awarding winning Thomas Heatherwick design studios under the topic of ‘humanising the city’. They are specifically looking at improving the feel and impact of buildings through design.

Chris Murray, founder of Urban Pysche and Visiting Professor at IFC, outlines why the need to rehumanise the city is important. Read Chris’ article here

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Do you know of examples that are helping to humanise the city?

What difference could a visually more appealing and positive urban environment make to peoples lives and experience?

We liked to hear from you – get in touch with IFC.

 

 

 

 

 

Humanise: A Maker’s Guide to Building Our World is published by Penguin in paperback and e-book