In this report, Dr Donnell Davis discusses designing our homes, neighbourhoods and cities to mitigate isolation. Dr Davis addresses options for designing to prevent and mitigate the impacts of forced or voluntary isolation, in several scales and across generations. There are different needs for children, youth, families and the ageing populations.
In this report, Dr Donnell Davis shares gems from local experience, federal budget & disability standards for housing, resident climate action, findings from the CSW65 conference, UN Secretary General speech on cities for positive transformation, Women’s roles in climate responsive cities (Action Aid), Using lessons from Covid Cities for accelerating action for climate-sensitive-cities and more,
This year the Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW63) has a theme that extends to inclusive infrastructure. Because we comprise half the population, women should have a say in the
decisions for a vital and responsive living environment appropriate for women, children, elders, and vulnerable communities.