This report proposes strategies that provide strategic green space retrofits at the neighbourhood and block scale, represent a hierarchy of functional design concepts that respond to experiential qualities and physical/psychological dimensions of health, and enhance resilience from the individual
Project teams are now supported by a new resource during the planning and design stages of development projects. The resource, Exploring the Connection Between the Healthy Built Environment Linkages Toolkit and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) version 4.0 for Building Design and Construction, assists building project stakeholders to match desired health-related outcomes with LEED credits, thereby establishing healthy built environments that support human health while also supporting environmental goals.
How does design contribute to human health and social connectedness? How does design contribute to cost savings and environmental health? Find out in the newly updated Healthy Built Environment Toolkit.
On March 16, 2017 Martina Soderlund (Director + Building Performance Specialist) gave a presentation on the upcoming changes to the City of Vancouver rezoning requirements. These changes will impact future health care projects.
GreenCare’s annual, ‘Environmental Performance Accountability Report’ (EPAR) is hot off the press, providing an overview of GreenCare’s goals, targets, status and performance across Fraser Health, Vancouver Coastal Health, Providence Health Care, and Provincial Health Services Authority.