The Built Environment, Infrastructure, and Health by Design

What is the Built Environment? Built environment is the term for our surroundings that are built, or created for society and our livelihoods. The built environment can have significant health impacts. and government agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) consider the health impacts of the…

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The Built Environment and Health

Central Indiana has many wonderful qualities, but a year ago, our investment in the city’s built environment was looking bleak.  That has started changing, and Indianapolis has shared several bits of built environment good news recently. The term “built environment” refers to the built structures in communities and includes everything from sidewalks to trails to public…

Children running outside

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