City living can be a major obstacle to enjoying the outdoors, but urban designers and civic planners are pushing to change that.
Say hello to innovative and sustainable mixed-use urban green space projects. Or you could just call them parks.
What makes a few acres of grass a worthy investment? Time and time again, urban green spaces have been shown to improve public health outcomes, protect water quality, and decrease violence. Parks can also alleviate some of the emotional symptoms of urban life, including stress and anxiety.