Healthy Communities | Special Session

2021 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: COMMUNITIES


This session highlights partnerships between practice and academia in consortia transforming how we think about healthy buildings and communities. Community-based projects and engagement are highlighted through those partnerships between practice and academia in context of community improvement through better health outcomes. Leaders and health experts from multiple firms present projects and illustrate how research has influenced outcomes.

Learning objectives

  • Understand how partnerships between practice and academia can lead to improved healthy buildings and communities.
  • Examine successful projects by healthy design experts, highlighting improved building performance.
  • Learn how to work with community partners to incorporate specific results for their built projects.
  • Discuss the best practices in healthy and successful community-based projects.


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