Creating Healthy Places – Turning Singapore into a Cycling and Walking City

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In March 2014, ULI Singapore and the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) conducted a collaborative research study with renowned Danish architect and urban designer Jan Gehl. The purpose of this study is to formulate principles for improving walkability and bikeablity in Singapore, a high density city in the tropics….
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ULI Cleveland’s Young Leaders Group Explores Opportunities for Healthy Food Access and Economic Development

Photo by Donny Davis.

An important aspect of a healthy community is access to healthy food. A ULI Cleveland Young Leaders Group event brought members to an urban greenhouse where they learned about food production and real estate, and how the greenhouse is impacting the community….
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ULI Houston Development of Distinction Awards Honors Innovative Elementary School

Children plant fruits and vegetables in the James Berry school garden.

For the first time in the seven-year history of ULI Houston’s Development of Distinction Awards, a “positive impact on community health” was made part of the award criteria. While many outstanding projects were honored, James Berry Elementary School–the winner in the non-profit category–stood out as exemplary….
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Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places District Council Speaker Series Spring 2014

Principle 1: Put People First

In late January, Maureen McAvey presented findings from the Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places report at the inaugural meeting of ULI’s Carolinas District Councils in Charlotte. Participants in this speaker series hear from ULI staff, prominent members, and local response panels about how the principles outlined in this report can be used to design and build healthier places in their communities. …
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