Jane Jacobs would want your kids to explore their city
Jane’s Walks are free walking tours of your community and they take place all over the world. They are named for Jane Jacobs, was an urbanist and activist who “saw cities as ecosystems that had their own logic and dynamism which would change over time according to how they were used.”
Organized Jane’s Walks are happening this weekend! And one of the Toronto walks is specifically designed with kids in mind. It’s the first Jr. Jane’s Walk! Bunch spoke with architect and dad
David Butterworth, who is helping lead the first Jr. Jane’s walk in Toronto.
What can you tell us about Jane’s Walk?
Jane Jacob’s philosophy was all about the connectivity between people and spaces and how people interact with the public realm.
How do we introduce space and architecture to kids?