Healthy Communities

Date: September 11, 2018
Time: 11:30 a.m. — 1:30 p.m.
Location: Town Lake Center, 721 Barton Springs Rd, 78704

Free parking is available across the street at Palmer Events Center! Many restaurants are located nearby. Please bring your lunch.


The design of buildings, neighborhoods and cities offers many opportunities to benefit human health. This seminar will explore design features that foster healthy communities. Speakers will discuss Austin's Mueller neighborhood, and the impact of walkable community design on residents' physical activity and social interactions.


Sam Tedford, Long Range Planner, City of Austin Planning and Zoning Department

Chanam Lee, PhD, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas A&M University

Xuemei Zhu, PhD, Associate Professor of Architecture, Texas A&M University


Seminars are open to building professionals and other invited guests. RSVP is encouraged. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The seminars are approved for AIA Learning Units and GBCI CE Hours for LEED professionals. Certificates of Completion are provided for self-reporting.

To register click here. 

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