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The Project Support Centre is located in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster.

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Planning healthy weight environments

Posted on: 10 December 2014
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As part of the ‘Reuniting Health with Planning’ project, the Town and Country Planning Association has launched a resource identifying the potential for planners and public health officers to work together to support people to live lifestyles that will help them to maintain a healthy weight.  This report which draws on current evidence and experience, is designed to assist practitioners in identifying common ground, and areas with the potential for collaboration. The resource presents an illustration of how a healthy-weight environment could be planned.

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Reuniting health with planning

Posted on: 4 December 2014
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This Special Issue of Town & Country Planning (November 2014) taps into the current momentum around attempts to better understand both the influence of the built and natural environments on our health and the role of spatial planning in shaping places that help us to maintain good health.

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Health, wellbeing and productivity in offices: The next chapter for green building

Posted on: 24 November 2014
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A report from the World Green Building Council and JLL suggests that there is “overwhelming evidence” that indoor air quality, thermal comfort, access to natural light and other elements of green office design make employees not only feel better, but also more productive.

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Breaking the mould

Posted on: 21 November 2014
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Based at the University of Exeter Medical School’s European Centre for Environment & Human Health, the European Centre for Environment & Human Health has just published findings that show damp and specific types of mould can pose a significant health risk to people with asthma. While homes are increasingly designed to save energy, this blog considers what can we do to prevent side-effects that pose a cost to our health.

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How’s life in your region?

Posted on: 17 November 2014
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The OECD Regional Well-being web tool allows you to measure well-being in your region and compare it with 361 other OECD regions based on nine topics central to the quality of our lives. Comparable measures of regional well-being offer a new way to gauge what policies work and can empower a community to act to achieve higher well-being for its citizens.

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Claiming the health dividend

Posted on: 7 November 2014
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This report from the Department for Transport presents a summary and discussion of value for money estimates from studies of investment in walking and cycling.

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Tourism: Wellbeing and happiness

Posted on: 27 October 2014
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In honour of the Association for Tourism and Leisure Education and Research (ATLAS) conference on ‘Tourism, Travel and Leisure: Sources of Wellbeing, Happiness and Quality of Life?’, the publishers Routledge have put together a collection of articles which address the themes of tourism, happiness and wellbeing. Access is free until the end of November 2014.

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Compact and connected communities improve public health

Posted on: 27 October 2014
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We know from exhaustive past research that walkable neighborhoods and cities reduce driving, associated emissions, and living costs.  This blog considers how three important academic studies published earlier this year demonstrate that they are good for our health, too.

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For future living: Innovative approaches to joining up housing and health

Posted on: 24 October 2014
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This report looks at how England’s housing should respond to the pressures of an ageing population, by bringing housing and health policy closer together.

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Outdoor recreation in the 21st century

Posted on: 16 October 2014
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The latest issue of the journal of the Outdoor Recreation Network considers outdoor recreation in the 21st century.

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