Active design includes innovations adopted by hospitals and health systems to encourage physical activity. This session will discuss how innovations adopted by hospitals and health systems can encourage physical activity and give patients, visitors, and staff opportunities to engage in active transportation such as biking, walking, and using public transportation.
Identify the principles of active design.
List opportunities to incorporate active design with little or no cost to a project.
Explore case studies where active design has made improvements to occupants' health and well-being.
Discuss ways to approach active design concepts with hospital leadership and decision makers.
Senior Health Policy Consultant,
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Family Medicine and Public Health,
University of California, San Diego
Vice President Facilities Planning and Design,
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3/16/17 4:38 pm
This session was well presented & compelling. As an Interior Designer who works with Kaiser, I think Kaiser Permanente does a great job in promoting health through their mission and the design of their buildings. We do need to become / stay active - these were great recommendations for overall building/site design. They align with the LEED concepts as well