There is growing evidence that well-designed outdoor spaces can enhance the long-term health and wellbeing of those who use them regularly. At I'DGO (Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors), our aim is to examine what this means for older people.
Professor Catharine Ward Thompson, Director of the I'DGO consortium
Catharine Ward Thompson is Professor of Landscape Architecture and directs OPENspace Research Centre at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests are in inclusive access to outdoor environments.