Space for play | Designing child-friendly compact neighbourhoods

As our cities continue to densify and open space becomes more valuable, Natalia Krysiak explores how can we ensure that the health, wellbeing and happiness of our youngest citizens becomes a priority in the design of neighbourhoods and how we can apply the benefits of the traditional backyard to communal open spaces. She also delves into international best-practice for designing child-friendly neighbourhoods and highlight opportunities within the local context to prioritise the health and wellbeing of Australian children.