Sprawling Cities and Our Endangered Public Health

Sprawling Cities and Our Endangered Public Health

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Sprawl is an unsustainable pattern of growth that threatens to undermine the health of communities globally. The many adverse impacts of sprawl on the health of individuals, communities, and biological ecosystems are well documented. Architects have been rightly criticised for failing to grasp the aesthetic and functional challenge to create buildings and places that mitigate sprawl while simultaneously promoting healthier, active lifestyles in neighbourhoods and communities. Planners, architects, public health professionals, landscape architects, and a broad range of policy specialists will b.... for hanging out with old friends in the food court as a teenager. ... part of this spectacle: an a€œassemblya€ process that culminated with toy Tonka trucks leaving the a€œfactorya€ on a small conveyor a€œroada€ and ... Unheralded oddities may also be ofmerit and worth preserving, as in the case ofNew Orleansa#39;s Gentilly district, where aanbsp;...

Title:Sprawling Cities and Our Endangered Public Health
Author:Stephen Verderber
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-05-31


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