Exchange Visit Explores Seattle’s Healthy Places

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With funding assistance from a 2014 Urban Innovation Grant, ULI San Francisco and ULI Northwest collaborated on two exchange visits. For the visit to Seattle, ULI Northwest played host to members from San Francisco, organizing a three day tour of projects and places, and visits with people, each contributing something unique to the conversation about what it will take to build healthier communities….
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ULI Convenes Building Healthy Places Workshop


In May 2014, ULI convened a small group of real estate and public health leaders for a workshop focused on developing content for ULI’s next Building Healthy Places publication. The invitation-only workshop provided an opportunity for developers and other leaders working at the intersection of health and real estate to shape the upcoming report….
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ULI and Centre for Liveable Cities Recommend Strategies for Improving Walkability, Bikeability in Singapore


Strategies for improving the walkability and bikeability of Singapore are presented in a new report, Active Mobility for Creating Healthy Places, prepared by the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC). Findings from the report were provided today at the World Cities Summit by representatives from ULI, the CLC, and renowned Danish architect and urban designer Jan Gehl, who contributed to the preparatory research forming the basis for the publication….
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Creating Healthy Places – Turning Singapore into a Cycling and Walking City


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

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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 Participates in AIA and APA Health Gatherings

Acting Surgeon General Boris Lushniak delivers the opening keynote at the APA National Conference in Atlanta (photo credit: APA).

Over the past couple of weeks, ULI staff have had the opportunity to participate in exciting and inspiring programs focused on health and the built environment hosted by the American Institute of Architects and the American Planning Association. These events convened a diverse set of stakeholders to explore how to advance efforts to connect design, planning, and health….
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