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5 Things to Do at Home for Better Wellness During Coronavirus

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With the Coronavirus outbreak and pandemic, more and more people are doing their part for social distancing, which means spending even more time inside. Over the past 20 years, the amount of time the average person spends inside has risen up to 90 percent each day. That’s up to 22 hours inside each day…

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USGBC premieres human health podcast “Built for Health”

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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 Continue Reading →

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On Health and Architecture – Ben van Berkel

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On Health and Architecture – Ben van Berkel

 

In this talk, Ben van Berkel asks the question, “How can Architecture affect our health on multiple levels?”

He discusses the importance of Architecture and its overall impact on three levels on Physical, Social and Psychological Health.

 

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Architects need to answer the changing needs of society and to create buildings that provide the best conditions possible in which we can prosper. Using architecture to ...

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Design that Heals Documentary – MASS Design Group and GHESKIO

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Design that Heals Documentary – MASS Design Group and GHESKIO

From the MASS website:
https://massdesigngroup.org/design-heals-documentary#

Dr. Jean-William Pape, Haitian infectious disease specialist and Director and Founder of Les Centres GHESKIO, has dedicated his career to combating diarrheal diseases that harm and kill Haiti’s poor.

This documentary tells the story how GHESKIO and MASS Design Group invested both in long-term infrastructure and the Haitian people to heal the community.

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Dr. Jackson on the Built Environment

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Dr. Jackson on the Built Environment

 

Dr. Jackson on the Built Environment from Media Policy Center on Vimeo.

Dr. Jackson discusses the built environment and its impact of public health. He stresses the need for green space, adequate and clean public transit, and access to nutritious and affordable fresh food.

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