The Struggle for Economic, Environmental, & Social Justice
Explore how design that improves health and well-being is connected to reforming institutions, policies, and practices.
Research shows that health outcomes are inextricable from race and class, and are part of a complex intersection of architecture, law, public health, public policy, and urban planning. Hear about the latest research initiatives and direct-engagement projects from two leading health and planning experts. They’ll share exciting examples of how design has improved public health and community well-being by reforming the institutions, policies, and practices that shape the physical environment.
- Review the relationships between race, poverty, public health, and place.
- Explore effects that race, poverty, and the environment have on health outcomes.
- Review research and other projects designed to affect the institutions, policies, and practices that shape the built environment.
- Understand the responsibility of individual architects and architecture firms to affect and improve public health.
This course is part of a series
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