The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA

4258.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003 - 5:20 PM

Abstract #74521

An architect/planner perspective on planning and economic challenges of sustainable human-focused development

Anthony Bernheim, FAIA, SMWM architecture, interior design, planning and graphic design, Principal, Green Design, 989 Market Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103, (415) 546-0400,

Exploring development issues with regard to economic soundness and environmental sustainability toward increased livability. Identifying opportunities and challenges faced by planners and developers in designing and building healthy communities. Providing a vision of what an environmentally sustainable community and economy will look like and the impact of design choices on human health.

Learning Objectives:

Keywords: Urban Health, Environmental Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:
I have a significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.
Relationship: Principal

Built Environment Institute III. Identifying successes and challenges toward healthy community design and sustainable growth from multiple perspectives Policy, Politics, Research, Planning and Development

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA