24 Feb '18, 4pm

Maybe it's time urban planners started making benches that people could actually sit on

Maybe it's time urban planners started making benches that people could actually sit on

If you go to a park in Paris, you see a different approach. They actually have loose chairs that you can move around and arrange in social groups. Yes, it's more expensive; they have someone come and lock up the park every night. They also invest a lot of money in social housing so that you don't see that many homeless people on the street or on the benches. But there are people of all ages and all walks of life, enjoying themselves in the park and sitting in comfortable chairs.

Full article: https://www.mnn.com/health/healthy-spaces/blogs/hostile-d...

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