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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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How can Dubai's built environment contribute to energy efficiency and savings?
This is a challenge for all involved in the Midlands built environment - developers, clients, local planning authorities and Made itself - to tackle head on.
The results make the monograph much more usable and extendible, and may have direct impact on the actual life cycle of the built environment processes.
There is no argument about the importance of including GC in the curriculum of built environment courses in universities [2, 5].
There is the perception of the built environment that parents are suspicious of while architecture still carries a name that makes parents happy with their child wanting to become an architect.
Regarding the built environment, however, there is a lack of widely accepted rules or architectural practices.
The organization received grants from the New York Building Foundation and the New York Council for the Humanities to identify 100 outstanding structures and built environments, either contemporary or historic, designed and/or constructed by women in New York City.
Lord Seb Coe said: "The focus on training and education will mean a lasting Paralympic legacy which will inspire future generations of built environment professionals to achieve truly accessible and inclusive environments for everyone.
This themed issue of the International Journal of Strategic Property Management on educational strategies for built environment disciplines examines the root causes of knowledge and skills gaps in built environment-related disciplines and discusses the strategies which can be adopted to address such gaps.
A MAJOR new EU-backed training programme for professionals in the built environment sector will launch in North Wales this month.
On the occasion, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University, and University of Salford (UK's premier destination for built environment studies) to support mutual research, course development and student exchanges.
Almost 40 firms have pledged to back the Higher Level Apprenticeship in Construction and Built Environment (Sustainability) course, which is now being offered at 17 colleges across the country.