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Designing Healthy Communities - Ep 4 - Searching for Shangri-La (4/4)


This is also part of this series: Designing Healthy Communities (4)

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Grade Level: SrH-Adult
Producer: Video Project
Closed Captioned: Yes
Running Time: 56 mins
Country of Origin: United States
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2013
Available in French: No

Hosted by author and national health expert Dr. Richard Jackson, MD, MPH
 
In the final episode, Dr. Jackson searches past and present America for model communities large and small that embody the intricate balance of health promoting design and human needs. Does the perfect community exist?
 
The journey takes him to Roseto, PA, Prairie Crossing, IL, New York City, Charleston, SC, and the forgotten 1960s urban renewal project of Lafayette Park in Detroit, MI, the brainchild of 4 men, including visionary architect, Mies van der Rohe. Also featured are walkability expert Dan Burden, and the 1960s, humorous but insightful, candid camera-style studies of people in public spaces by William Holly White.
 
DVD is closed captioned and has scene selection.
 
Extra: "Place Matters"
Keynote presentation by Dr. Jackson before the
American Public Health Association - RT: 11:39