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Indicators of healthy architecture: Lessons for practice from a systematic literature review (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L., & Drane, M. (2021, October). Indicators of healthy architecture: Lessons for practice from a systematic literature review. Presented at 5th Healthy City Design 2021 International Congress, Virtual

This themed paper develops the findings of Indicators of Healthy Architecture—a Systematic Literature Review (https://doi.org/10.1007/s11524-020-00469-z) including consideration of implications for built environment practitioners and how this informs... Read More about Indicators of healthy architecture: Lessons for practice from a systematic literature review.

UNICEF guidance on AI for children: Application to the design of a social robot for and with autistic children (2021)
Presentation / Conference
lemaignan, S., newbutt, N., Rice, L., daly, J., & charisi, V. (2021, September). UNICEF guidance on AI for children: Application to the design of a social robot for and with autistic children. Paper presented at IROS: The Roles of Robotics in Achieving the UN's Social Development Goals, Prague

For a period of three weeks in June 2021, we embedded a social robot (Softbank Pepper) in a Special Educational Needs (SEN) school, with a focus on supporting the well-being of autistic children. Our methodology to design and embed the robot among th... Read More about UNICEF guidance on AI for children: Application to the design of a social robot for and with autistic children.

WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments Policy and Practice Note 1 Futureproofing urban parks and greenspaces for climate resilience, people and wildlife (2021)
Report
Hoyle, H. (in press). WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments Policy and Practice Note 1 Futureproofing urban parks and greenspaces for climate resilience, people and wildlife

Contact with nature is beneficial to physical and mental wellbeing. By 2050 almost 70% of the world’s population will live in towns and cities, remote from wilder natural environments. Nature experience must therefore be provided through access to hi... Read More about WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments Policy and Practice Note 1 Futureproofing urban parks and greenspaces for climate resilience, people and wildlife.

Building the business case for Healthy Cities; Counting the cost of diseasogenic cities (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2021, February). Building the business case for Healthy Cities; Counting the cost of diseasogenic cities. Presented at Economics Webinar Series, Malaysia

The presentation examines the economic implications of the relationship between the design of cities and urban areas and the resultant health outcomes for the human population. There is now good evidence linking the design of urban areas to differing... Read More about Building the business case for Healthy Cities; Counting the cost of diseasogenic cities.

Multistakeholder participation in disaster management—the case of the covid-19 pandemic (2021)
Journal Article
Panneer, S., Kantamaneni, K., Pushparaj, R. R. B., Shekhar, S., Bhat, L., & Rice, L. (2021). Multistakeholder participation in disaster management—the case of the covid-19 pandemic. Healthcare, 9(2), 203-222. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare9020203

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting society’s health, economy, environment and development. COVID-19 has claimed many lives across the globe and severely impacted the livelihood of a considerable section of the world’s popul... Read More about Multistakeholder participation in disaster management—the case of the covid-19 pandemic.

Designing healthy and sustainable cities: Public health and architecture for wellbeing (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2021, February). Designing healthy and sustainable cities: Public health and architecture for wellbeing. Presented at Resilient and Liveable City Planning Conference, India

In light of the climate crisis and emerging health challenges, there is an urgent need to address these issues in an integrated approach. The presentation highlights how the design (and retrofit) of the built environment can help to improve both huma... Read More about Designing healthy and sustainable cities: Public health and architecture for wellbeing.

Healthy cities, diseasogenic cities and the global south (2021)
Book Chapter
Rice, L. (2021). Healthy cities, diseasogenic cities and the global south. In A. A. R. Ioris (Ed.), Environment and Development: Challenges, Policies and Practices (37-65). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan (part of Springer Nature). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-55416-3_2

There are growing urban health issues globally, whereby social and environmental living conditions in cities and towns are contributing to poor health outcomes. The Global South is predicted to house almost all new cities and the majority of all urba... Read More about Healthy cities, diseasogenic cities and the global south.