A park or greenspace within a five-minute walk of all residents? What a brilliant idea.
Globe & Mail article talks about BC city parks updating to reflect changing lifestyles. The article features great information about how we are changing the way we design play and public spaces for all residents.
“More and more people today live in multifamily housing. More and more kids don’t have access to backyards. So, really, parks are becoming critical and essential to rediscovering the outdoors,” said Andre Isakov, the city’s park planning and design manager.
Natural playgrounds, soccer, cricket and pickleball are all finding their way into new play space designs.