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Belfast Healthy Cities

Our vision is to be a leader in creating
a healthy, equitable and sustainable city

Healthy Cities 21st Century

Shaping Places for Healthy Lives 16 December 2015

The places we live in shape our everyday lives, and shape our health and wellbeing. A positive environment supports strong, safe communities, contributes to mental wellbeing and encourages active lifestyles. This seminar was an opportunity to explore how place making can effectively support health and wellbeing, and how urban design can help create healthy places. It will provide an opportunity to learn from leading international practice as well as local initiatives.

Keynote address:

Planning cities for people

Leo Kosonen, Finland, Author and former Chief Planner of the City of Kuopio

A Place Standard for Scotland:

Sandy Robinson, Principle Architect, Scottish Government

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