Civic Design Center event to focus on how the built environment impacts citizen health

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 5:41pm

The Nashville Civic Design Center will announce Wednesday details of a new project focused on creating a healthy city at its annual Living The Plan of Nashville event.

Set for the Hilton Nashville Downtown and to run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the event will provide the center, in partnership with the Metro Public Health Department, to unveil its Shaping Healthy Cities: Nashville. The book is scheduled for publication in January 2013 by Vanderbilt University Press and will build on the long-term vision for the city set forth in The Plan of Nashville (2005), but focus more specifically on designing a built environment to foster better health among citizens. To date, the city has received $160,000 in grants for the project.

Shaping Healthy Cities: Nashville will result in three products: a narrative book to be penned by local author Christine Kreyling, things-to-do checklists to assess the health impacts of development decisions and video shorts to enhance public awareness. The book will provide a brief history of the sprawling city, personal narratives illustrating how individuals negotiate the commute to work, school and shopping, and an action plan grounded in the geographic, fiscal, policy and political realities of the city. The purpose is to give Nashville the tools to improve on Tennessee’s rankings of least active state, with third highest obesity prevalence, in the nation.

Julia Landstreet, NCDC executive director; Mayor Karl Dean; Dr. Bill Paul, director of the Metro Public Health Department; and Diana Lind, editor-in-chief, Forefront and editor-at-large of Next American City  will speak. 

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