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ArchitectsofHealthHighLine How architects’ design-thinking improves our health - Our country is in the middle of public health crisis that affects more than a third of all adults, 17 percent of our children, and nearly 8 million individuals unwittingly. The crisis is obesity and diabetes. We all know this health crisis stems from a lack of exercise and poor access to quality foods. Architects, 

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TwitterStudentsOutside440x220 I Look Up Film Challenge: Architecture As A Solution - It’s our pleasure to announce the 2nd annual Look Up Film Challenge, calling on filmmakers and architects around the country to collaborate to tell important stories of architecture changing lives and meeting challenges. This year’s theme is Architecture As A Solution. Filmmakers will explore the way architects work with communities to find innovative solutions for problems of 

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ArchitectWeek2016Banner National Architecture Week 2016: Local AIA Events - AIA National Architecture Week is April 10 – 16. National Architecture Week is celebrated the week of Thomas Jefferson’s birthday, which is April 13th.  While not educated as an architect, Jefferson is the only U.S. president to be recognized for his architectural affinity.  National Architecture Week is a public awareness campaign dedicated to increasing attention 

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FoodDesertBlogPostGarden How Architects Can Fight Urban Food Deserts - One great paradox of America’s public health crisis is that in many urban communities, where food deserts limit access to affordable healthy food options, obesity rates are rising. Why is that? Inner cities and urban neighborhoods offer parks, playgrounds and public transportation; they feature smaller blocks with streets that supposedly encourage walking. And yet, obesity 

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