How to Design a City for Women

Gender mainstreaming is the practice of creating “laws, rules and regulations that benefit men and women equally. The goal is to provide equal access to city resources.” Since the 90s the city of Vienna has adopted this into their urban planning, building things like apartment complexes for women, parks, and public transit that takes into consideration a women’s routine. In total, more than 60 projects to date have been built around this concept. “Once you’ve analyzed the patterns of use of public space, you start to define the needs and interests of the people using it," she explains. "Then planning can be

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