News from the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative: July 30, 2014


In July, ULI launched a new initiative focused on the interconnections between health and the built environment. The Building Healthy Places Initiative is leveraging the power of ULI’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of people and communities.

Colorado Health Foundation Explores Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places

A new video from the Colorado Health Foundation, a key ULI Building Healthy Places partner, takes a look at how the Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places are being applied in Colorado. Watch the video here. The current issue of the Foundation’s Health Elevations journal features the Ten Principles. Read the journal here.

Fall Meeting Features Health

The 2014 ULI Fall Meeting, to be held October 21–23 in New York City, will feature sessions that emphasize creating healthy places and communities and that provide opportunities for members and partners working in health care and real estate to meet and network. Get more information here. Register for the Fall Meeting.

ULI UK Webinar Focuses on Healthy Places

In early July, ULI United Kingdom hosted the “Building Healthy Places: The Next Wave” webinar. Targeted at members in the United Kingdom and Europe, the webinar featured several speakers—including James Parkinson from the Royal Institute of British Architects and Kaela Fenn-Smith from Land Securities London—who discussed efforts to enhance the health of tenants and residents. Read more here.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA2014 Shaw Forum Addresses Urban Corridors

This year’s Shaw Forum, held in June in Charlotte, North Carolina, brought together 20 people to discuss redevelopment strategies for underperforming commercial corridors. Participants discussed corridor revitalization strategies from across the country and lessons learned. Read more here.


Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments in Oakland, CA (Tim Griffith).

Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments in Oakland, CA (©Tim Griffith).

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