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Knowledge and Innovation

Community (KIC) Gardens


The Knowledge and Innovation Community Garden builds up a model of a child-friendly community through public participation as well as community empowerment.


With increasingly rapid urbanization, innovation across different actors, sectors and professions is needed to build more inclusive, sustainable and liveable urban environments as part of new housing projects. The model has been appreciated the most by local children and families.

Location Shanghai, China

Organisation Clover Nature School (CNS) NGO

Partner organisations KTH Centre for Future of Places Date 2014

Scale of catchment Neighbourhood; Household

Built environment component Community garden; housing

Beneficiary Children all ages

Links/Sources:

https://thecityateyelevel.com/app/uploads/2019/06/eBook_CAEL_Kids_Book_Design_Kidsgecomprimeerd.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6862388/

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