New paper on master planned communities and healthy living in Urban Policy and Research, by Sara Alidoust
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New paper on master planned communities and healthy living in Urban Policy and Research, by Sara Alidoust

Master Planned Community (MPC) Developments are a dominant form of urban growth and housing development. This paper provides a systematic review of the literature on the associations between MPCs and community health. Our review of 39 peer-reviewed journal papers suggested that the MPC physical features (public spaces/facilities, built form, spatial segregation, and location), social dimension … Continue reading

New book chapter on how to plan healthy and livable cities, by Sara Alidoust
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New book chapter on how to plan healthy and livable cities, by Sara Alidoust

This chapter provides a holistic view of the role of urban planning in promoting health. It discusses how planning decisions play a central role in the social, mental, and physical health of residents through the provision of healthy housing and urban infrastructure and promoting inclusive and equitable societies. Climate and environmental management can also create … Continue reading