Skip to content Be Active WA logo

Page updated: 14 April 2011

The Physical Activity Taskforce has ceased operation and this website is no longer updated.

Updated: 14 April 2011

built4kids - A Good Practice Guide to Creating Child-friendly Built Environments

built4kids

built4kids has been developed by the NSW Commission for Children and Young People to help create built environments that meet the needs of children and young people.

Access resource

built4kids

It can be used by local councils, government agencies, planners, schools, architects, developers and other professionals. Built and natural environments impact on children and young people's well-being, including their physical and mental health.

Like adults, kids want their environments to be safe, friendly and inclusive, with facilities that are flexible and easy to get to. built4kids has been developed by the NSW Commission for Children and Young People to help create built environments that meet the needs of children and young people.

built4kids includes a set of child-friendly community indicators to help monitor and improve the built environment for kids, as well as case studies giving real life examples of how kids have contributed to developing their local built environment. built4kids can be used by local councils, government agencies, planners, schools, architects, developers and others to plan and set strategic directions, develop design guidelines or assess development proposals.

The full document is 25MB, and can also be downloaded in sections.

Year published: 2009

Website link

 

Related tags

Click on a link below to see other content with that tag.