Comment on – Kelly Tang’s : Urban Design and Public Health – What is Blue Space?

Kelly’s blog talk about the relationship of urban design and public health. She cited a phrase from WHO Centre for Health Development: “Urbanization represents a great opportunity to improve people’s health, but also a complex challenge, especially in places where urbanization is outpacing the development of infrastructure, services, and other resources required to sufficiently meet…
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Urban Design & Public Health: Green Urban Environment

This blog is about how urban design affects public health directly or indirectly and some solutions to improve the public health. Lecture on “Urban Design, Health and Wellbeing” was presented by Prof. Tim Townshend in which he covered several positive and negative aspects of built environment in a relationship with public health, and some solutions on basis…
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Urban Design and Public Health – What is Blue Space?

“Urbanization is a major public health challenge in the 21st century. For the first time in human history, the majority of the world’s population lives in cities. By 2030, it is estimated that about 60% of the world’s population will be urban dwellers, projected to rise to about 70% by 2050. Urbanization represents a great…
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Public health and housing in 19th Century England

The levels of urbanization have been dependent on geography and the historical situations. During the nineteenth century agricultural productivity and industrialization were the main factors that determined the levels of urbanization (Paul Bairoch P. & Goertz G., 1985). A large population in spite of living in the countryside was not involved in agriculture and a…
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