Active Design: The Intersection of Architecture and Public Health

Active Design is the theory that the design of the built environment has a direct impact on public health, and specifically on today’s public health epidemics of obesity and related chronic diseases. In this first segment of a three-part paper, Joanna Yaghooti explores the relationship between the built environment and preventive healthcare strategies such as increased incidental physical activity. Please click on "Active Design" under Blog Resources in the right hand column to read more about this important topic.

Contributed By

Joanna Yaghooti, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, BREEAM AP, PQP