Other Resources for Architects

American Institute of Architecture's Design and Health Member Group The AIA Design & Health member group is the member complement to the AIA's larger commitment and a place for members to share their work as architects design a bolder, healthier future.

American Society of Landscape Architects - Healthy and Livable Communities Professional Practice  ASLA provides resources for landscape architects to design healthy places, including research, organizations, and model projects.

Building Research Information Knowledgebase (BRIK) A collaborative effort of the American Institute of Architects and the National Institute of Building Sciences, the Building Research Information Knowledgebase (BRIK) is an interactive portal offering online access to peer-reviewed research projects and case studies in all facets of building, from predesign, design, and construction through occupancy and reuse.

Health Impact Assessment: A Tool for Considering and Improving Health during Building and Neighborhood Design (LU)  This course from AIAU will introduce you to the growing field of health impact assessment (HIA), bringing together scientific data, health expertise, and public input to identify the potential—and often overlooked—health effects of proposed projects, policies, and programs.

International WELL Building Institute WELL is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and wellbeing, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort, and mind.

Health is a Human Right. Green Building Can Help. This publication from the U.S. Green Building Council summarizes conversations from the Summit on Green Building & Human Health on architecture's role in promoting human health.

ULI’s Building Healthy Places Toolkit: Strategies for Enhancing Health in the Built Environment outlines evidence-supported opportunities for enhancing health outcomes in real estate developments.

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Georgia Institute of Technology
School of City and Regional Planning
245 4th St
Atlanta, GA 30332

The Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse was supported by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's Office of the National Prevention Strategy and Healthy Community Design Program and made possible through additional support from the American Public Health Association, the National Network of Public Health Institutes, and the American Planning Association's Planning and Community Health Research Center. Interested in adding to and supporting the Clearinghouse? Contact the Clearinghouse at bephc@gatech.edu.