25 Feb '12, 2pm

A good design can improve people´s health. Un buen diseño puede mejorar la salud de las personas. #sostenible

What's Happening from Environmental Building News Architects Fight Obesity Epidemic Through “Active Design” The Via Verde mixed-income housing complex in the South Bronx is piloting New York City's Active Design Guidelines. The exterior features stairways leading to landscaped rooftops; the terrace shown under construction in the photo will serve as a community garden. By Paula Melton Better design choices in homes, workplaces, and communities can increase access to healthier food and provide built-in opportunities for physical activity, fighting the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. That’s the premise of the burgeoning “active design” movement focusing on elements like playgrounds, walking trails, gardens, and prominent and attractive stairways. The Active Design Guidelines developed by New York City collect many of these design strategies—for cities, neighborhoods, an...

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