What Notre Dame tells us about emotional connection to place

What Notre Dame tells us about emotional connection to place

We are emotional beings, as well as physical ones. Therefore our cities and places need to cater for our emotional needs for belonging, memory, comfort, safety and connection as much as they do our need for transport, shelter and recreation.

Measuring what matters: Reframing how we plan neighbourhoods.

Measuring what matters: Reframing how we plan neighbourhoods.

If you’re a city-maker, urban designer or property developer, you are probably familiar with the following challenge: you’ve created a vision for a future place, but what’s delivered on the ground falls short of the vision, or expectation.