We read an article which talked about how cities are being designed for high spending adults, and not for families:
Vocabulary Top 10:
spread-sheeting - calculating numbers and organising information in a computer program that calculates numbers and organizes information in columns and rows
pivot - to turn on or around a central point
winner-takes-all - a situation where the best performers are able to capture a very large share of the rewards, and the remaining competitors are left with very little
idyllic - very peaceful, happy, and enjoyable
gentrification - to change (a place, such as an old neighborhood) by improving it and making it more appealing to people who have money
pop-up - a store or other business that opens quickly in a temporary location and is intended to operate for only a short period of time
accessible - able to be reached or approached; able to be used or obtained
lucrative - producing money or wealth; profitable
singleton - a single person
fickle - changing often
Do you think city planners should be considering all types of people who might want to live in the city?
Do you think families are welcome in the centre of big cities?
How could cities become more family friendly?@almog250 @Rob_Negrete @Tomer @Alexa @Rema @hemza @april @hocon @aza @Sarraf @Manar @shiny @VictorJosé