So..we design cities based on zoning laws, architectural design guidelines, historical precedent, automobiles, retail storefronts, etc...but has anyone here ever thought about designing for happiness?
It almost seems rhetorical...but it is easy to lose sight of. Especially when you consider GNP doesn't work so well.
The idea for this came about from the idea of Gross National Happiness, rather
than just GNP. From the country of Bhutan.
Learn more here:
Happiest Countries per World Values Survey
I'll call attention to the highest ranked high-income country...#3...that bicycle loving country - Denmark.