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Can Architecture Force You To Be Healthy?

A growing trend in architecture encourages building design to motivate -- or even require -- employees to exercise.
August 4, 2004, 7am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Sprint is part of a small but growing movement that encourages business owners to construct or renovate buildings in ways that motivate -- or require -- employees to get more exercise. The premise is simple: Happier, healthier employees are more productive and reduce health care costs for their companies... The idea of encouraging more workplace movement is spreading steadily, sparked in part by a growing obesity epidemic, said John Pagrazio, president of the American Institute of Architects' Academy of Architecture for Health."

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Published on Tuesday, August 3, 2004 in CNN
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