Livable Cities

Throughout time people have noted that nearby nature is an important part of places that are livable and have a high quality of life.

Having gardens, parks, and trees in cities leads to life satisfaction and a positive outlook.

This web site provides the scientific evidence that supports efforts to better plan, implement, and manage nature in cities. Research findings are sorted and summarized across benefits themes that include healing, safety, and community building.

urban green can improve livability and value in mixed use residential and commercial settings


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