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built environment

The physical structure of cities, homes, and workplaces. How humans interact with the structures they design and construct influences a variety of health concerns, including accessibility, childhood and geriatric safety, the likelihood of injuries or illnesses, the mental health of the population, and the quality of shared environmental resources, e.g., air and water.
See also: environment
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Minister of Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs Kamal Nath and Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Ajay Maken will jointly launch the Amity-RICS School of Built Environment on April 10 at 9:45 a.
A systematic review has reported evidence for associations between built environment and diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviour.
Researchers measured the influence of leadership practices on three health departments' built environment related collaborations, land use activities, policy developments and contributions to physical changes.
Consider some of the challenges facing our industry today: renewing infrastructure, the transformation of the built environment to deliver an 80% reduction in carbon emissions, and the support required by asset users to drive out inefficiency and waste from the construction and operations of assets.
director of the NYU Schack Center for the Sustainable Built Environment.
Those that are unfit for renovation at a reasonable cost should be demolished and replaced with modern buildings that blend in with the built environment but are attractive to inward investors.
The system specifically focuses on Qatar's environment which is directly affected by the built environment and health.
The College of Estate Management (CEM) - a leading provider of supported online learning for the Built Environment - today announced it has achieved university college title and has become University College of Estate Management (UCEM).
L&Q wish to establish the Sales and Marketing Signage and Built Environment Contractor Framework Agreement for the provision of Signage and Built Environment services across Shared Ownership and Private Sale developments to help deliver the required sales targets within the next 4 years.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new tool in July to help practitioners in measuring features of the built environment.
Part of UBM Built Environment, Ecobuild is the leading UK exhibition and conference event in the UK construction calendar, inspiring over 40,000 industry professionals from across the entire supply chain to interact with over 800 exhibitors.