Inspiring great place-making
Planning departments and public health professionals should work together to embed health and wellbeing into local policy
Sue Illman theguardian.com, Sunday 23 February 2014 09.00 GMT
A Dutch study published in 2003 looked at the health of…Continue
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Welcome to the February 2014 edition of Bristol City Council’s Development Services E-Bulletin
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On Wednesday 12th February City Design Group won the Urban Design Group Public Sector Award for the work the team has been doing on the Know Your Place and Our Place projects. The award was the result of a vote that was open to members of the Urban Design Group and is recognition of the contribution these tools make to encouraging greater participation in placemaking.
Richard Guise from Context4D collected the award on behalf of City Design Group at the ceremony in…Continue
http://www.whathouse.co.uk/what-house-awardsJunction 3 has won an award for ‘Best Mixed Use Development’ at the What House? Awards 2013.
Within the same few weeks, J3 was also awarded ‘Residential Development of the Year’ at the South West Insider Property Awards 2013.
Insider said that the…
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Jan Gehl challenged London’s planners to become more like New York, Melbourne or Copenhagen and to become more pedestrian-focused as well as liveable
What about Bristol?
See more of the debate at http://www.landscapeinstitute.org/news
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“Better housing is essential if we are to tackle the UK's obesity crisis: The places where people live and work influence the success of other public health measures to improve exercise and diet”
Guarfian Healthcare Network 14 January 2014…Continue
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England losing almost £1bn a year due to poorly designed public space
New research published today (Thursday 30 January) by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) exclusively reveals the clear link between land use and public health in English cities. The new report 'City Health Check – How Design Can Save Lives and Money' compares three major health issues:…Continue
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Interesting blog from Cliff Hague, particularly the last couple of paragraphs. He is contributing a chapter to a book that Hugh Barton is editing, 'Planning for health and well-being' that will be published later this year by Routledge.
Urban Planning and Public Health in a Rapidly Urbanising World
Posted January 3, 2014 by Cliff Hague…Continue
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