public health

May 7, 2019

Last week, I was privileged to be on the closing panel of the Improving wellbeing through urban nature (IWUN) ‘research  into practice’ event, convened by Sheffield’s renowned Landscape Architecture Department.  We are not short of evidence that access to nature is good for our health, but IWUN offers a much needed set of principles for

November 22, 2018

The 5 Ways to Wellbeing are widely recognised as a powerful guide to feeling good and functioning well in our everyday lives. They are social as well as individual. But what if we look at them through the lens of place and our sense of belonging to a city, a town, or a neighbourhood? With

October 16, 2018

It may be the circles I move in, but there’s been quite a lot of noise about the seemingly random infilling of the Rill which used to run the length of More Street near London Bridge. Designed by The Fountain Workshop, this 260 metre ground level, low key but elegant water feature formed a trinity with the Tooley