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 newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, Urban Land, Preservation, and Planning. She wrote Successful Practices for Building Healthier Communities (U.S. Centers for Disease Control & National Recreation and Park Association, 2010). McCormick was co-editor of Charter of the New Urbanism (McGraw-Hill and the Congress for the New Urbanism, 2000), a respected resource on sustainable land planning, design, and building. She edited Colorado Urbanizing (CNU Colorado 2009), featuring over 130 sustainable, urban, and transit-oriented projects in Colorado.