Interview with Joyce Lee, NYC Active Design Program (via The Dirt)

For the ‘well-off” amongst us (comparatively anyway) our mostly sedentary lifestyles, from home in the suburbs in our air-conditioned cars to our offices in the sub-urban office parks and shopping centers, and by car to gym or racing round the peninsula on expensive bicycles and then flopping down in front of TV… a cities design could simply alter how we move around and how we think about our bodies and ourselves.

Interview with Joyce Lee, NYC Active Design Program Joyce Lee, AIA, LEED AP, is the Director of the Active Design Program at the City of New York Department of Design and Construction. Download NYC's Active Design Guidelines for free. Contact Joyce about submitting landscape architecture case studies at adgleadership@ddc.nyc.gov In a recent talk, Dr. Richard Jackson, former head of the National Center for Environmental Health at the CDC, said there are “deep-rooted structural issues with the built … Read More

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