Together, BCHC and Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition (one of our colleagues from the Canadian Healthy Communities Network) bring you the A to Z of Healthy Communities—a monthly spotlight for everything encompassed in the Healthy Cities movement.
B is for Built Environment
The "built environment" encompasses human-made or modified surroundings in which people live, work, and play. It includes our homes, schools, workplaces, parks, business areas, transportation and food systems. It also has a direct impact on our physical, mental, and social health.
Download "B" for Built Environment (pdf) and peruse the rest of the alphabet!