Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment

The Urban Land Institute’s “Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment” outlines evidence-supported opportunities to enhance health through changes in approaches to buildings and projects. Developers, owners, property managers, designers, investors, and others involved in real estate decision making can use the strategies described in this report to create places that contribute to healthier people and communities and that enhance and preserve value by meeting the growing desire for health-promoting places.

The report outlines 21 recommendations for promoting health at the building or project scale; recommendations are organized according to three categories:

  • Healthy Environment and Social Well-Being
  • Physical Activity
  • Healthy Food and Drinking Water

 

 

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