The increasing importance of outdoor space

During COVID, whether in lockdown or restrictions, people have become more aware of the importance of the outdoor spaces, whether it is their own garden, local or regional park and the wider landscape. Residential GardensThroughout 2020 people have gained a greater appreciation for the home gardens and nurseries have seen an increase in outdoor and …

How will our cities change after COVID-19?

There are many things that pre-COVID-19 that we took as “normal” such as going into the office every day, travelling on public transport, eating lunch out and shopping late. Many city streets have been empty for several weeks with governments planning for opening up the current restrictions to allow people to return to work, shop …

How will COVID-19 change our perceptions?

Over the past few weeks, we have seen the perceptions of risk and safety change from simple physical (social) distancing and washing hands to complete lockdowns. Social distancing is a term that many of us didn’t know until recently and it is this mitigation method that has had a major immediate impact on cities. As …