Our Healthy Cities team hosted a workshop with colleagues from other departments within Bax & Company to see how people from different specialties engage with the latest version of our tool, and the results are promising.
Our team members Ruth Gow, Marta Rofín Serrà, and Sebastiaan van Herk presented the Healthy Cities Generator at the ICUH in Valencia.
Ciutat i Salut aims to provide knowledge, reflection and debate on the central role of health in the planning, design, execution, use and management of urban environments.
Walk21, the global walking summit, will take place this September 19-23 in Dublin, Ireland. The conference will bring together around 500 delegates and an incredible speaker line-up of over 60 experts including practitioners, academics, planners, politicians and citizens to celebrate the importance of walking and to re-imagine a world that is more liveable and sustainable. Programme Over […]
The Healthy City Generator bridges the gap between ‘what we know’ and ‘what we do’, making it easy for urban planners and policy makers to incorporate health factors into urban planning and urban factors into health policy.
What does a holistic approach to health look like? Often, people’s replies will cover medical care, diet, and exercise – but as urban populations continue to accelerate, urban planning is increasingly recognised as a pillar of holistic health.
All too often, when people hear health policy, they think hospitals. But health is holistic, with the design of our urban environment feeding into whether and how often populations need those hospitals.