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Next London Event - Health and Urban Design
Tuesday 23 May 2017


The barriers & solutions to creating healthier places

Introduction, Rachel Toms, Insight & Standards Manager, Cities Programme, Design Council and Guest Editor of Issue 142 of the Urban Design Journal

Short presentations from contributors to Issue 142 followed by questions and debate:

Dr Eime Tobari, Associate Director Space Syntax
Measuring and understanding the health outcomes of urban design                  

Danny McDonnell , Strategy Programme Manager, NHS England   
Healthy New Towns Programme

Graham Marshall, Prosocial Space, Visiting Senior Research Fellow Liverpool University -via Skype
Yangzhou World Healthy City

Layla McCay - Director of Centre for urban Design & Mental Health pre-recorded from Japan
Designing Mental Health into Cities

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