Architectural Medicine – Why not Call it Healthy Building?

Why not Call it Healthy Building? Since Architectural Medicine has been in existence, there have been some questions as to the naming of Architectural Medicine, and questions as to why it’s not just called Healthy Building. This is an excellent question, and this article discusses this from our perspective. As the topics of Health in…

USGBC premieres human health podcast “Built for Health”

From the USGBC website: USGBC’s new podcast series, “Built for Health,” explores the various impacts the built environment has on human health. The series is hosted by former Schneider Fellow Flavia Grey, a PhD candidate in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. With a focus on the dynamic interaction between occupant well-being and building sustainability,…

Bill Davenhall’s TED talk-Your health depends on where you live

Bill Davenhall’s TED talk-Your health depends on where you live Where you live: It impacts your health as much as diet and genes do, but it’s not part of your medical records. At TEDMED, Bill Davenhall shows how overlooked government geo-data (from local heart-attack rates to toxic dumpsite info) can mesh with mobile GPS apps…