Feb 15 -

On our website: In 2010 Melbourne-trained doctor, Alessandro Demaio, packed his bags and moved to Copenhagen to pursue a PhD in public health. Concerned by the effect sterile urban environments have on the wellbeing and health of its occupants, Alessandro asserts that we ought to steer away from building ‘concrete jungles’ and focus on positive, social environments that encourage the public to be outdoors and active. To read the full extent of this stimulating article, head to our website. Images courtesy of seier+seier (CC license vis Flickr).

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