#74 Ecological Sustainability, Nature & Health

Number of presentations - 6, including:

Living through extreme weather events and natural disasters: How resilient are our high-rise high-density typologies? (Paper)
Rosemary Kennedy, Sr. Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld, AUSTRALIA

English Local authorities and strategies to tackle climate change: lessons from across the pond? (Paper and Slides)
Hugh Atkinson, Dr., Sr. Lecturer, Department of Social and Policy Studies, Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences, London South Bank University, London, UNITED KINGDOM

Providing Parks for Healthy Populations (Paper)
Jean K. Akers, Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation, Vancouver, WA, USA

Commercial Rooftop Farms: A New, Hybrid Type (Paper and Slides)
Karen Franck, Professor of Architecture, College of Architecture & Design, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights Newark, NJ, USA
Matt Burgermaster, Assistant Professor of Architecture, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA

Access to Fresh, Affordable Food: A Basic Feature of Healthy Communities (Paper and Slides)
Hanaa Hamdi, Research Associate, School of Nursing, University of Dentistry and Medicine of New Jersey, Montclair, NJ, USA

Inequities in Access to Healthy Foods in Portland, Oregon: Implications for Health and Social Sustainability (Paper and Slides)
Jennifer C. Loomis, Ph. D. Student, Department of Sociology and Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA

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