VIDEO — Which landscape feature revitalizes places and builds trust: plants or concrete?

Can adding lush greenery to alleys and neighborhood influence people’s happiness, and their and trust in strangers…thus helping to revitalize neighborhoods perceived as dangerous?

Happy City and Urban Realities Lab decided to find out, by comparing peoples’ emotional reactions to hardscaped alleyways versus greenscaped alleys in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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