18 January 2018
6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Third Thursday - Urban Design and Mental Health

Community Events
by Future Cities Catapult
Free

Third Thursday – Urban Design and Mental Health: Lessons from Hong Kong and Tokyo

Hear from a world-leading expert, Dr Layla McCay, Director of the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health, a global think tank that explores how architects, planners and other city-makers can build better public mental health into cities.

Dr McCay holds academic positions at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK), Tokyo Medical and Dental University (Japan), and Georgetown University (US) and is Managing Editor of the Journal of Urban Design and Mental Health.

She has recently returned to the United Kingdom after several years in Tokyo and Hong Kong, bringing with her a wealth of experience and ideas.

She will be discussing the opportunities that urban design can offer in improving public mental health and what lessons she has personally learnt about designing Asia’s mega-cities for better mental health.

You’ll also be able to view our new Healthy Cities exhibitionwhich explores the mental, physical and social aspects of cities and their impacts on people.

Complimentary drinks and canapes will be provided.

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When

18 January
from 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Where

Urban Innovation Centre
Sekforde Street, London EC1R 0BE, United Kingdom

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Audience

Public

Tag

Networking

Event Organiser

Organiser

Future Cities Catapult

Phone

020 7952 5111

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