Learning From The Past: Historic Housing Design For Health And Safety

clusters of students sit on a green lawn around a large fountain
Fountain 2 photo by Mark Kent is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0
Can society progress from: "come out of the fountain with your hands up" to: "please wash your hands in this fountain"?

From the trivial to the profound, from in-house to community-wide, here’s a small collection of historical building and community design features from the past that might inform housing and neighbourhood design to provide more safety for its residents. Read more in The Conversation: Architecture: Four Ideas From History That Offer Healthier Design


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