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Network of public spaces - an idea handbook

The idea handbook is meant to inspire municipalities and others to develop networks of good urban public spaces. Urban public space networks are the infrastructure of streets, squares, parks, watercourses and pedestrian and bicycle connections.

A good network of urban public spaces can increase the attractiveness of the city or town, connect the districts and improve the quality of life of the citizens.

Comments on the english version

Attractive Nordic towns" has been a program under the Nordic Council of Ministers involving 18 small and medium sized Nordic towns in the overall goal of using the UN Sustainable Development Goals to create more attractive towns. As a part of this process the handbook was translated from Norwegian to English and supplemented with examples of urban spaces from the participating Nordic towns.

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