Cities and Urbanization

Loneliness is not inevitable. Here's how cities can fight back

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“The way we build and organise our cities can help or hinder social connection.” Image: REUTERS/Toby Melville

Tanzil Shafique
PhD Researcher in Urban Design, University of Melbourne
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