Our physical environment…the towns we live in, the buildings where we live and work…can have a huge impact on our health – both positive and negative. Some cutting edge research is being done into this in Denver. Angela Loder is a Denver researcher on green space and the urban environment. She talks about this issue in the Summer edition of Elevations, the quarterly magazine put out by the Colorado Health Foundation.
Angela Loder outlines the 10 principles of constructing healthier cities and neighborhoods.