Title: America’s Health Threat: Poor Urban Design
Speaker: Dr. Richard Jackson
Details: Dr. Richard Jackson, a widely Recognized leader in Environmental Health and recipient of the presidential Distinguished Service Award, will speak on the impact of the built environment, urban design and architecture on health and well being.
After the lecture, NewSchool will host a panel discussion with members from the Design + Health Collaboratory. The panelists will address how a greater understanding of the impact of architecture on human outcomes helps change pedagogy, policies and design practice. The Design + Healthy Collaboratory was founded in 2014 by faculty at NewSchool of Architecture & Design, the University of California San Diego and Innovative Design Science.