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veen  ·  1659 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How to Design a City for Women

The way I understand it is that women need a higher standard of urban design to feel safe / comfortable enough to use a certain space. Urban space is often designed as a utility rather than something to be enjoyed, and I think that this is having a larger negative effect on women than on men. While the improvements are beneficial to all, they are more beneficial for women.

kleinbl00  ·  1659 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Yeah, I get that, I guess. It's just that if 50% of your population doesn't think it's safe enough they're probably right.

coffeesp00ns  ·  1658 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I think this whole article could have been phrased better if the premise was "How to Create a City for Everyone to Feel Safe Through Better Design Instead of the Installation of a Police State".

I suppose that title doesn't roll off the tongue as well.