Making Wellbeing  

Birth and childhood

A report in 2011 by LSE Cities said: “There is growing consensus that the built environment plays a significant role in the wellbeing of children.” The writer, Professor Elizabeth Burton, asserted that research was needed to improve understanding of how the built environment affects children’s wellbeing. From birth onwards, through the home to school, recreation space and beyond, the air breathed and the range of sensory experiences shape children for life, physically and psychologically, in ways that are unknown.

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