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Designing Cities to Combat Loneliness

How architects and planners can build a better mental health landscape.

Do you feel lonely? If you do, you are not alone. While you may think it’s a personal mental health issue, the collective social impact is an epidemic. You may also underestimate the effects of loneliness. The health impact of chronic social isolation is as bad as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Loneliness is a global issue. Roughly 500,000 Japanese […]