A Social Design Issue
Social issues with the designed environment are many and easy to come by. Also many and easy to come by are low income housing projects in many urban areas. These housing projects are usually concentrated together and are never placed in the â€śgoodâ€? part of town. I was thinking the other day that these projects usually are not nice places to live, not only because of their emphasis on cheap design, but also their proximity to bad neighborhoods. What if we changed both of these things? What if low income housing was spread out all over the city. That would not only provide more convenience for the residents, but also would â€śbreak upâ€? some of the area around bad neighborhoods. This would make them open to new construction which could change the face of that community. It could even change that community for the better, turning it into a much nicer area. Wouldnâ€™t it be nice to have a huge city, without a â€śbad areaâ€??