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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. 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.

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. 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.

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.

The walkability of Bristol: How this relates to physical activity, health and well-being (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Burgess, S., & Sinnett, D. (2013, September). The walkability of Bristol: How this relates to physical activity, health and well-being. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference: Healthy Communities; hopeful places: In Defence of Planning

Walking is accessible to the majority of the population; it is low cost, requires no specialist equipment or training and can be relatively easily incorporated into daily routines. A recent review of the evidence base for investment in the walking en... Read More about The walkability of Bristol: How this relates to physical activity, health and well-being.

The walkability of Bristol: How this relates to physical activity, health and well-being (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Burgess, S., & Sinnett, D. (2013, July). The walkability of Bristol: How this relates to physical activity, health and well-being. Paper presented at AESOP/ACSP Conference

Walking is accessible to the majority of the population; it is low cost, requires no specialist equipment or training and can be relatively easily incorporated into daily routines. A recent review of the evidence base for investment in the walking en... Read More about The walkability of Bristol: How this relates to physical activity, health and well-being.

Health and the built environment: Expert seminar report for public health England (2013)
Report
Burgess, S., Grant, M., & Scally, G. (2013). Health and the built environment: Expert seminar report for public health England

The connection between health and the built environment is not new. The sanitary revolution of the 19th century was largely based on tackling problems in the urban environment. The connection between health and issues such as housing, transport, air... Read More about Health and the built environment: Expert seminar report for public health England.

The walkability of Bristol: How this relates to physical activity, health and well-being (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Burgess, S., & Sinnett, D. (2013, February). The walkability of Bristol: How this relates to physical activity, health and well-being. Paper presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference

Aim: To examine the walkability of Bristol and how this relates to physical activity, walking, health and well-being. Background: Walking is accessible to the majority of the population; it is low cost, requires no specialist equipment or training a... Read More about The walkability of Bristol: How this relates to physical activity, health and well-being.

Developing capacity and capability in health impact assessment across the South West of England (2011)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P., Grant, M., & Burgess, S. (2011). Developing capacity and capability in health impact assessment across the South West of England

This paper examines an exciting regional programme that sought to develop the capability and capacity of public health and planning professionals to engage in Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of new residential developments. Health Impact Assessment i... Read More about Developing capacity and capability in health impact assessment across the South West of England.

Towards healthy sustainable communities: A journey of learning, critical thought and creativity (2011)
Journal Article
Burgess, S., & Hockman, B. (2011). Towards healthy sustainable communities: A journey of learning, critical thought and creativity

Educating our future planning, property, housing, geography, energy and climate change specialists about the influence of the built environment on health and sustainability is a fundamental component of their learning. However, trying to get first ye... Read More about Towards healthy sustainable communities: A journey of learning, critical thought and creativity.

Housing & Stuff
Other
Marco, E., Burgess, S., Pilkington, P., & Hall, S. Housing & Stuff