Built Environment Lecture Slides

Built Environment Lecture Slides - FINAL EXAM 1:30 2:20...

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FINAL EXAM 1:30 – 2:20 Friday December 7th Regular classroom - T639 40 Questions - Cumulative REVIEW SESSION In class on Thursday 12/6 Bring questions! The Built Environment and Public Health ENVH 111 December 4, 2007 Erica Finsness What is the Built Environment? All man-made physical components of human settlements, such as buildings, streets, open spaces and infrastructure Is this the built environment? Is this the built environment? Is this the built environment?
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Is this the built environment? Is this the built environment? Is this the built environment? How does the built environment affect public health? Historical Connection z The idea that environment could affect health is an old one z Miasma theory of disease predominant from the Middle Ages to the mid-1800’s z Miasma theory believed that disease was caused by “bad air” or pollution Historical connection z Public health, city planning and engineering co-evolved in the U.S. in the late 1800’s. z Goal was to reduce harmful effects of rapid urbanization and industrialization z Recognition and control of built environment contributors to disease: z Housing conditions z Sanitation z Ventilation
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