How Vienna Designs Gender Equality Into the City Itself

  • 28 Sep 2013
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An interesting article in The Atlantic Cities reveals the ideas behind “gender mainstreaming” in Vienna, a policy that began in the early 1990s and has had a huge effect on the past two decades of city planning there. Initially intended specifically to make the city more livable for women, the principles have proven so successful that they now form a part of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme’s best practices. You can read the full article here.

Cite: Stott, Rory. "How Vienna Designs Gender Equality Into the City Itself" 28 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 30 Sep 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=432137>