Tuesday, October 24, 2023

🏘IMSPARK: Finding a place to end Social Isolation🏘

🏘Imagine... Finding a place to end Social Isolation🏘

💡 Imagined Endstate: 

Creating spaces where isolation can be ended, a place where connections can be made, resolving the negative effects of the epidemic of loneliness.

📚 Source: 

Relman, E. (2023, September 5). Culdesac and the Revival of the 'Third Place' for Social Connection. Business Insider. 

🔗 Link: 

https://www.businessinsider.com/loneliness-epidemic-decline-in-third-places-friends-parks-community-2023-9

💥 What's the Big Deal:

This article discusses the revival of communal spaces,👫often referred to as "Third Places," and their vital role in combating loneliness😔and building social connections. It highlights the "Culdesac" community in Arizona, a $170 million car-free neighborhood designed to facilitate interaction and create a strong sense of community.🏘As loneliness becomes an epidemic, many are recognizing the importance of designing social infrastructure that encourages people to come together. This article explores📢the challenges and potential solutions to revive these essential communal spaces in modern society.


                                                    #culdesac,#isolation,#MentalHealth,#lonelinessepidemic,#IMSPARK, 



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