Whether we realise it or not, design has a huge impact on our health, wellbeing and overall quality of life.
This article by Fast Company acknowledges 6 outstanding projects from around the globe that have adopted the emerging concept of “active design”. “Active design” is centred around improving the health, fitness and wellbeing of the public through appropriate architecture and urban planning solutions that encourage daily physical activity and make healthy foods more accessible and appealing. It urges architects, builders, planners and designers alike to consider the potential for their work to positively influence and contribute to the health of the public through one of four pathways: active recreation, active building, active transportation, or healthy food access.
To read more about these 6 fantastic projects adopting “active design”, click here