Toxic High Street: Battle for the Waistline

   The blog entry is reflecting the lecture by Prof Tim Townshend which we received as a part of our Principles and Practice of Urban Design. the post focuses on a relationship between human well-being and urban design, raising an issue of increasing obesity level in contemporary megacities.  Problem of Pollution in Urban Areas Needless to…
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Comment on Runyu Zhang’s post ‘Urban design: health, well-being, flourishing’

  Runyu’s blog talked about there are many links between health and the built environment. She cited a phrase from WHO (1948) defined health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being” (Abraham, 2016) She explained that Well-being offers a de-medicalized concept of health (Dodge, 2012), and landscape can promote feelings of health…
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