Urban Health Centres & Good Neighbours

...in many cases, the physical and social connections between hospitals and their surrounding neighbourhoods remain limited. The Brookings Institute highlighted this disconnect, and more importantly, the value of physically and... (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 196.88)

Women Walking and the “Gender Step Gap”

...of over 700 000 people in 113 countries, providing over 68 million unique days of data for analysis. It’s primary conclusion is that “activity inequality predicts obesity. Individuals in the... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.66)

Read my thoughts?

...of the research showed. Here is evidence that we should be promoting green spaces as a mood enhancing environment for walking or other forms of physical or reflective activity.... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.66)

Harnessing Nature to Heal

...applications to ameliorate emotional and physical health. Benefits from biophilia have also been seen in the urban environment. Clearly, physical environments have a fundamental and pivotal impact on successful patient... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.66)

IBI research proves design makes a difference for students

...the physical characteristics of classrooms explained 16% of the variation in learning progress over a year for the 3,766 pupils in the study. Leading the HEAD (Holistic Evidence and Design)... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.66)

The City of Today: Circle Back to the Past?

...physical differences between the insula and the detached home, the agora and shopping mall, the amphitheater and the Superdome, they all respond to key human activities in urban areas, or... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.66)

Public Spaces in All Shapes & Forms

This week, a thousand city planners, transportation engineers, public health professionals, elected officials, community leaders, and professional walking and bicycling advocates are gathering in Vancouver for Placemaking Week.... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 2 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.44)

Clever Cities! Innovation as a Leader in Urban Transformation

...rise of innovation activity in our cities. Growing from an established American model, an Innovation District is considered to be a place where business, research and knowledge is collocated within... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.44)

Tomorrow’s Accidental Urban Designers

...the expensive office buildings that physically define city blocks and whose spending power fuels activity at street level; Might increased digital connectivity and changing concepts of work undermine the traditional... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.44)

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