Health and the Built Environment


60 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $27.95)

Publication Date: November 2013

ISBN 9780874202823

Price: $24.95


Based on worldwide public health data, this report lays out the premise for building healthy places and illuminates the role of the real estate and development community in addressing public health issues. This is an essential resource for public officials, real estate developers, engineers, consultants, and students of urban planning.

Author Biography

Kathleen McCormick is principal of Fountainhead Communications, LLC, and a journalist who writes frequently about design and the environment. She has written articles for the Christian Science Monitor, the New York Times, and USA Today, and magazines such as Planning, Preservation, and Urban Land. She is the author of Successful Practices for Building Healthier Communities, editor of Colorado Urbanizing, and coeditor of Charter of the New Urbanism. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.