Research and publications

We believe that the first challenge in transforming cities lies in changing minds. So, while our work is grounded in evidence and research, we also use stories of urban change and urban heroes to light the way towards happier places.


  • Charles and Happy City teamAs long as our city prioritizes views over humans, we’re going to be stuck in our housing crisis. ,
  • Charles and Happy City teamCan FLUID, this cool new design program, help reduce social isolation in building designs? Learn more in our pal Br… ,
  • Charles and Happy City teamCreating Better Shared Spaces in Apartment Complexes and their Local Areas. Hint: focus on hallways! via @citiesppllove,