The social impact of urban nature in regeneration indicators & guidance 2020-2021

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Juntti, M. and Ozsezer, S. 2022. The social impact of urban nature in regeneration indicators & guidance 2020-2021. London Development Trust.
TypeTechnical report
TitleThe social impact of urban nature in regeneration indicators & guidance 2020-2021
AuthorsJuntti, M. and Ozsezer, S.
Abstract

The connection between nature and wellbeing is well evidenced in science and in practice, and has been amplified by the Covid-19 pandemic and the huge pressure that the lockdowns placed on people’s mental health and subsequent demand for green open spaces in cities. But it is also well known that urban greenspace does not always function as intended for everyone’s benefit. This guidance aims to unpack the key barriers and risks that underpin the realisation of positive social impact from urban blue and greenspace with a specific focus on neighbourhood undergoing regeneration – a process creating both tensions and opportunity for the integration of urban nature into the built environment. This guidance is based on a review of international literature and empirical research in two estates undergoing regeneration in North East and West London.

Sustainable Development Goals3 Good health and well-being
10 Reduced inequalities
11 Sustainable cities and communities
Middlesex University ThemeSustainability
Health & Wellbeing
Research GroupLaw and Politics
LanguageEnglish
PublisherLondon Development Trust
Publication dates
Online11 May 2022
Publication process dates
Deposited14 Oct 2022
Output statusPublished
Web address (URL)https://ldtgroup.org.uk/social-impact-of-urban-nature-in-regeneration/
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