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Briefing for design commission evidence session 2: Health and wellbeing (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2015, October). Briefing for design commission evidence session 2: Health and wellbeing. Presented at All Party Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group: Evidence Session, Houses of Parliament, London, UK

Briefing Notes and Context The debate about the extent to which, and in what ways, our behaviour is affected by the built environment is not new. Whilst we might use emerging technology, visualising techniques and different data streams to extrapol... Read More about Briefing for design commission evidence session 2: Health and wellbeing.

Addressing health challenges: the role of urban planning and design (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2015, October). Addressing health challenges: the role of urban planning and design. Presented at The National Urban Design Conference 2015 - Bristol. Development, Design and Profit in C21. How developers and society can profit from well designed towns and cities, Bristol

The Bristol method: How to reduce traffic and its impacts (2015)
Other
Barnes, J., Crawshaw, S., Parkhurst, G., Toy, J., Robinson, B., Ricci, M., …Davis, A. (2015). The Bristol method: How to reduce traffic and its impacts. Bristol

THE BRISTOL METHOD The Bristol Method is a knowledge-transfer programme aimed at helping people in other cities understand and apply the lessons that Bristol has learned in becoming a more sustainable city, not just in 2015 but in the last decade.... Read More about The Bristol method: How to reduce traffic and its impacts.

Planning policy’s role in addressing health challenges (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2015, September). Planning policy’s role in addressing health challenges. Presented at Westminster Briefing: Planning Healthy Communities, London

The role of planning in public health is vital to promoting physical and mental wellbeing. The National Planning Policy Framework highlights the need to include public health considerations in all planning decisions. Furthermore, as public health dut... Read More about Planning policy’s role in addressing health challenges.

Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment. House of Lords: Private Briefing Seminar. The impact of the built environment on health and wellbeing (2015)
Presentation / Conference
The impact of the built environment on health and wellbeing. Presented at Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment. House of Lords: Private Briefing Seminar, House of Lords

Presentation to the House of Lords' Select Committee on a National Policy for the Built Environment. The paper aimed at scoping the work of the HL select committee

Freiburg: Green capital of Europe (2015)
Book Chapter
Grant, M., & Barton, H. (2015). Freiburg: Green capital of Europe. In H. Barton, S. Thompson, S. Burgess, & M. Grant (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being: Shaping a Sustainable and Healthy Future (540-551). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge

The spatial configuration of Freiburg is examined with respect to how land use and transport policies have been developed that have achieved a good quality of life across the life-course, whilst also minimising global footprint. A systemic analys... Read More about Freiburg: Green capital of Europe.

Retrofitting suburbia for health: Scenarios for neighbourhood planning (2015)
Book Chapter
Barton, H., & Grant, M. (2015). Retrofitting suburbia for health: Scenarios for neighbourhood planning. In H. Barton, S. Thompson, S. Burgess, & M. Grant (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being: Shaping a Sustainable and Healthy Future (225-238). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge

Barton and Grant, discuss neighbourhood design in depth. The concept and importance of the ‘neighbourhood’ as a setting for health is presented. Spatial patterning of urban growth fits into a number of archetypes, dictated by either market forces or... Read More about Retrofitting suburbia for health: Scenarios for neighbourhood planning.

The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being (2015)
Book
Barton, H., Thompson, S., Burgess, S., & Grant, M. (2015). The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being. Routledge

Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot... Read More about The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being.

Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Melia, S. (2015, January). Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research?. Paper presented at 47th Annual UTSG Conference, London, UK

This article responds to Graham-Rowe et al. (2011), which categorised 77 evaluations of transport interventions into 5 levels of ‘quality’. This article focuses on Graham-Rowe et al.’s treatment of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and their recom... Read More about Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research?.

Informal architecture/s (2015)
Book Chapter
Rice, L. (2015). Informal architecture/s. In L. Rice, & D. Littlefield (Eds.), Transgression: Towards an Expanded Field of Architecture (87-101). London: Routledge

This chapter is a critical examination of the architecture/s of informal cities. Informal cities will house the majority of the world’s urban population by the middle of this century. The scale of this new development is unprecedented in its scale, e... Read More about Informal architecture/s.

European Healthy City Network Phase V: Patterns emerging for healthy urban planning (2015)
Journal Article
Grant, M. (2015). European Healthy City Network Phase V: Patterns emerging for healthy urban planning. Health Promotion International, 30(S1), i54-i70. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dav033

© The Author 2015. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. There is a tradition of planning cities and their infrastructure to successfully tackle communicable disease arising from urban development. Non-communicable disease follow... Read More about European Healthy City Network Phase V: Patterns emerging for healthy urban planning.