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the capital of Bangladesh with more than 18 million citizens has only 79 parks and playgrounds which are not safe, accessible and inclusive. Those parks are also not used by all due to lack of proper facilities and options for different age groups. Community people usually do not get opportunities to participate in the conventional development process. As a result, their necessities remain mostly unfulfilled and management gets also hard. Considering these, Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust in collaboration ...
is implementing a project regarding public space in Dhaka, Bangladesh with partnership Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB Trust). Under the project WBB Trust has selected six sites in ward 2,4,5,7 and 9 of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC). All the sites are located in Mirpur area. Currently the spaces lack necessary components and not accessible for all.  Considering the needs and demands of community people WBB Trust and UN-Habitat have decided to intervene in these places with cooperation of ...
and playgrounds play an important role in human life. They give us the opportunity for developing mental and physical health. Along with opportunity of physical activity, parks and playgrounds give us chances to socialize. Socialization with people has a direct impact upon mental health because it can reduce stress, anxiety and other mental health disorders. In addition, the opportunity to socialize helps to brings happiness, decreases social crimes, and improves overall quality of life. In Dhaka city, dwellers hardly get ...
and playgrounds are important to urban life. They provide residents with places to socialise, relax, play, and undertake physical activity.This study analyses the characteristics of a set of parks within the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Broadly speaking, the purpose of the study is twofold. First, we seek to better understand the current state of parks in Dhaka. This includes (1) their physical characteristics, (2) the distribution of activities within them, and (3) the ways in which they are perceived. Secondly, ...