Book Chapter

Health Research through Design. A Reflection on the Capacities of Design Research in Investigating Health and the Design of the Built Environment

Syn Chee Mah, Leire Asensio-Villoria

HEALTHSCAPE Nodi di salubrità, attrattori urbani, architetture per la cura | Quodlibet | Published : 2020


Research into the relationships between health and the design of the built environment have been pursued more actively in the public health and planning fields in recent times. As a consequence, much of the findings and outcomes from this field of inquiry have generally been more applicable to the policy and planning arena with little direct relationship to the practice of architectural, landscape and urban design. This paper outlines, evaluates and offers conclusions arising from the outcomes of two sets of design research projects led and overseen by this paper’s authors: Leire Asensio Villoria and David Mah. Both research projects focus on the framing of design practice through a pub..

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