How can we improve urban greenspaces in order to promote mental and phsyical health for our communities? With the support of the European Union's URBACT program, the Health&Greenspace Action Planning Network links green infrastructure design and management to urban health policies and practices. The project focuses on physical and mental health benefits of urban greenspaces, as well as their role in improving social health and air quality and reducing heat stress in cities. Actions targeted by the network are linked to both physical changes to the urban environment and the promotion of social activities such as community, cultural, education and physical activity programs in green areas.
Health&Greenspace project, URBACT
Municipality of 12th District of Budapest, Hegyvidék, Böszörményi út 23-25, 1126 Budapest, Hungary