Growing Up: Planning for Children in New Vertical Communities produced draft guidelines to direct how new development can better function for larger households at three scales: the unit, the building and the neighbourhood. The objective is that developments deliver tangible outcomes to increase liveability for larger households at each scale.

Planning for Children in New Vertical Communities: Draft Urban Design Guidelines 2017


A summary of the study and resulting guidelines.

Information and Reports

Learn about the study process.

Case Studies

Examples of good planning for children and youth.


Visits with families living in vertical communities.