Live Course: Designing with Intention: Inclusivity and Health

Description: 

As designers, there is a great amount of opportunity (and responsibility) to shape the lives of people who live, work, and play in the spaces we create. Focusing on the social determinants of health can help reduce the inequity we see between communities and increase the quality of life for everyone. However, creating healthy spaces takes intention and doing so inclusively, even more so.

This live course will include perspectives from both planners and architects on how to create inclusive, healthy places. We will discuss how inclusion can be used as an outcome, process, and tool and our speakers will share their experiences through case studies and best practices.

Learning objectives

  • Identify the challenges and opportunities of designing for inclusivity.
  • Describe how practitioners can design-from buildings to public spaces-with inclusivity and health in order to improve the quality of the spaces in which we live, work, and play.
  • Implement data-driven strategies that promote health equity.
  • Apply different approaches to creating meaningful engagement with communities.
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$15 non-member
$10 member
1.00 LU
  • HSW
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Julia D. Day

    Associate, Team Lead | Gehl NY

    Julia develops projects across design, policy and strategy and focuses on creating public spaces...
  • Lynne M. Dearborn

    PhD, AIA

    Associate Professor of Architecture | University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    Lynne M. Dearborn is Associate Professor of Architecture, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-...
  • Monica Guerra

    PhD

    Senior Planner | Raimi + Associates

    Monica focuses on building healthy communities, integrating urban planning, health, and equity in...

Course details

Contents: Live course, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 1:00

Passing Score: 80% on quiz