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Title Healthy environments, healing spaces : practices and directions in health, planning, and design / edited by Timothy Beatley, Carla Jones, and Reuben Rainey
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (288 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Part I. Design and planning of healthy cities: Healthy transportation / Andrew Mondschein -- Promoting health equity through community planning / Jason Corburn -- Evidence-based practice / Ann Forsyth. -- Designing for health / Ellen Bassett. -- Part II. Healing power of biophilic design: Biophilic flourishing / Timothy Beatley -- Can nature be a health intervention? / Judith H. Heerwagen -- Nature as physician / Reuben Rainey. -- Part III: Art and architecture for health: The ultimate test for design / Tye Farrow -- Creativity and compassion / Reuben Rainey and Christina Mullen -- Design for aging / Emily Chmielewski and J. David Hoglund. -- Part IV. Creating a healthy community food system: Community food infrastructure / Samina Raja and Jennifer Whittaker -- Community food interventions for healing / Tanya Denckla Cobb and Carla Jones. -- Conclusion: The challenges and opportunites of designing healthy, flourishing communities and spaces. -- Afterword / Howard Frumkin
Summary This collection of essays by leading scholars and practitioners addresses a timely and essential question: How can we design, plan, and sustain built environments that will foster health and healing? With a salutogenic (health-promoting) focus, 'Healthy Environments, Healing Spaces' addresses a range of contemporary issues, including health equity, biophilic cities, healthcare facility design, environmental health, aging in place, and food systems planning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Health facilities -- Design and construction.
Architectural design -- Health aspects.
City Planning.
Environmental Health.
Environment Design.
Conservation of Natural Resources.
Community Health Planning.
Form Electronic book
Author Beatley, Timothy, 1957- editor
Jones, Carla (Carla L.), editor
Rainey, Reuben M., editor
ISBN 9780813941134 (electronic bk.)
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