Three major developers have signed up to be core sponsors of the Quality of Life Foundation this summer, including one of the largest property managers in the UK, The Crown Estate. …


At the inaugural meeting of the advisory group for Community Consultation for Quality of Life (CCQOL), teams from the universities of Reading, Cardiff, Ulster and Edinburgh had the opportunity to discuss the project with its supporters. …


By Simone de Gale

I am particularly interested to understand why the question of influence, safety and permanence continues to be a topic of advocation within the architectural, design communities, and property development processes. It is a duty, not a wish list, in design.

Our studio’s designs have always involved…


Natasha Reid

There is no doubt that places have a significant impact on our happiness, wellbeing and health. …


Each month, the Quality of Life Foundation Associates meet to discuss one of our six themes: control, health, nature, wonder, movement and belonging.

The subject of this workshop was movement, and its aim was to understand trends and challenges that face the promotion of active travel when designing, commissioning or…


We are delighted to announce the appointment of three new trustees to the Quality of Life Foundation board. With combined expertise in public health, planning, policy and finance, we look forward to building quality of life together with Michael Chang, Anna Garrod and Lili Long.

Michael Chang is a Chartered…


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· New study from Quality of Life Foundation and CityFibre shows extent to which access to online connectivity impacts quality of life.

· A total of 80% of people now say that day-to-day life would be impossible or significantly worse without online connectivity.

· Figures suggest a potential digital divide…


By Dominique Staindl

In the first Quality of Life Foundation Associates workshop of 2021, we asked how a sense of wonder could re-energise places post-lockdown. We discovered that the key lies in doing less, gaining people’s trust and placing value in more than just pounds and pence.

Guests Martyn Evans…


Quality of Life Foundation Trustees:

  1. Health and Wellbeing Expertise
  2. Financial Expertise

We are looking for two Trustees: one with a specialism in health and wellbeing and the other with financial expertise, preferably with some experience of working with a charity, to join our board of Trustees. …


Nicola Bacon, the Founding Director of Social Life, has spent the past year talking to Londoners about social infrastructure: the spaces, places and supports that underpin our local social life. She shows how crucial this “social glue” has proved to the wellbeing and resilience of people across the capital.

Social…

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