How Valuable Is Green Space To A City?
According to the World Health Organization, green spaces contribute to reducing air pollution, tackling obesity, and improving mental and physical health, amongst over benefits. Governments are now placing huge emphasis on sustainability, welfare and thoughtful urban planning; for example, Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay are the wonderful culmination of urban planning, green space and art for the benefit of the city’s public.
To give an idea of how much our green spaces might be worth, Flymo has been looking at green spaces in twelve of the world’s most highly populated urban areas, where this space is most limited. By taking twelve of the world’s most famous parks and working out their potential minimum value if they were turned into apartments, it was found just how much green space is worth to a city,
View the infographic below for more information about the Value of Green Space.