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Compact neighbourhoods officially good for your body and soul

  • 17 October 2017
  • Author: Duncan Ecob
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Compact neighbourhoods officially good for your body and soul
A recent UK study has concluded that compact and walkable neighbourhoods improves peoples physical and mental health, with people living in them being more active and socially engaged than people that live in lower density suburbs. The link between health and urban form is strongly made in the report.  This is an important relationship, particularly when part of the discussion is on the value of urban design.  
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