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Mindful cities: how our built environment can cultivate community and combat isolation
How can urban spaces support the mental wellbeing of a community? What might a morning spent gardening do for someone’s happiness? And how can the simple concept of a shed bring people together? In this episode, Robin Hewings – Programme Director at Campaign to End Loneliness UK – breaks down how the built environment impacts our wellbeing, author and academic Barry Golding chats to us about the phenomenon of Men’s Sheds in Australia and beyond and Philip Nichols CEO of Spitalfields City Farm explains the benefits of community gardens. Plus: TOPOSOPHY’s advice on how cities and towns can collaborate with positive grassroots organisations.
Robin Hewings
Programme Director at Campaign to End Loneliness UK
Barry Golding
Author and academic
Philip Nichols
CEO of Spitalfields City Farm
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