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2006 - A year of health and planning

Grant, Marcus

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Marcus Grant marcus.grant@uwe.ac.uk

Abstract

EVENTS IN the real worlds of human health and of global sustainability seem to have stepped up a pace. In tandem,
the ‘constructed’ worlds of ‘public health’ and ‘planning’ are struggling – not struggling to keep up; but struggling to meet up. This article tracks a year in the life of a small research centre that has been at the heart of the planning-health domain for nearly ten years. The Collaborating Centre, designated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Healthy Cities Campaign, is part of the Faculty of the Built Environment at the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol. It is one of only two collaborating centres in the world based within a built
environment faculty, expressly linking health with design and planning.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Feb 1, 2007
Journal Town and Country Planning - Special Issue: Planning for Healthy Communities
Print ISSN 0040-9960
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Volume 76
Issue 2
Pages 47-49
Institution Citation Grant, M. (2007). 2006 - A year of health and planning. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 76(2), 47-49
Keywords healthy communities, planning
Publisher URL http://www.tcpa.org.uk/

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