Accessibility

16 March 2020

Accessibility and mobility in towns and cities are international issues and increasingly so becoming burning issues to solve for town planners as more and more people flock from rural areas to larger towns and cities. Accessibility and mobility can never be solved in isolation and are directly linked to social inclusion. It should be tackled from a more holistic point of view and should not only focus on the travel dilemmas for everyone from home to work, but also from home to cultural and leisure activities. Accessibility, alongside housing policies, price controls and the creation of public, cultural and educational spaces must be at the heart of urban planning. Not surprisingly Architecture Daily dedicated a a whole issue to accessibility. For more information click here.

Gijs Van Vaerenbergh’s Labyrinth of Boolean Voids in Genk, Belgium. Image © Filip Dujardin

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