An Interview With the Director of NYC's Active Design Program

Joyce Lee discusses NYC's Active Design Guidelines and how they address the relationship between urban form and public health.
April 25, 2011, 11am PDT | Victor Negrete
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"Active design addresses both outdoor and indoor environments. The guidelines have chapters on health and the built environment, urban design and building design strategies, and synergies with sustainable design and universal design. Working together across sectors and disciplines, with the collaboration of landscape architects, we think we have a fighting chance to solve these major problems."

Lee cites the High Line park as an example of urban design which addresses both active design and sustainability.

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Published on Thursday, April 21, 2011 in THE DIRT
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