Objectives and Scopes:
The concept of Good Health not only implies prevention, monitoring and treatment of diseases, but also maintenance, promotion and enhancement of health in terms of people's physiology, mentality, morality and social ecology. The concept of a Healthy Town refers to a type of human settlement that aims to protect and promote the health of its residents. A Healthy Town has a size of approximately 3 to 5 square kilometers and it provides facilities for live, production, education, entertainment and other functions in an integrated way.
Against this background the commission will focus on research that supports the integration of architecture, medicine, sports, nutrition and other relevant aspects into a holistic system for the planning, design, construction and operation of Healthy Towns.
Current Work Programme:
• Conducting an international comparative study of relevant standards and developing an evaluation system and a design standard for Healthy Towns
• Collecting, analyzing and publishing case studies on - aspects of - Healthy Towns
• Analyzing the need for research in support of further developing the concept of Healthy Towns
• Establishing best ways for market promotion and demonstration of Healthy Towns in different countries
• Publication of proceedings from annual workshops / conferences
• 2017: Commission Website
• 2020: Evaluation System and Technical Standard for the Design of Healthy Towns
• 2020: Publication of Case Studies on Healthy Towns
• 2020: Publication of a Healthy Town Research Roadmap
The work of this Task Group will be supported by the designated Commission Secretary: ...
Members of this commission are appointed representatives of CIB Member Organisations or Individual CIB Members.
This commission was established in July 2017 and has a mandate until the end of 2020
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