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FitCity 4 Miami: Designing & Building for Health

FitCity 4: Designing & Building for Health was successfully held on February 24, 2017 at Miami-Dade College – Wolfson Campus. This year’s conference explored the opportunities for physical activity that the built environment presents in our communities. In addition, Active …
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Safe Streets Summit

Safe Streets Summit is happening on January 26 & 27, 2017.  This event will feature Building Blocks for Complete Streets: Tools for better connected, safer streets for all. For more information visit SafeStreetsSummit.org
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New Study on Tree Canopy Released

Guest Author: Patrice Gillespie Smith NEAT Streets Miami, Parks Recreation and Open Spaces Trees — they are everywhere, right?  Well, guess again. According to the recently released Miami-Dade Urban Tree Canopy Study, in Miami-Dade County we only have 20 percent …
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Tree Hugging

At Active Design Miami (ADM) we love, and we mean LOVE, trees. Walk outdoors on a hot, humid South Florida day and you’ll be begging for the shade of treelined streets and sidewalks. Unfortunately, Miami-Dade’s shade percentage stands at a …
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Visualizing Active Design

Active Design is NOT something you will find at a fashion designer’s latest runway show. You may be surprised to hear that examples of Active Design are around us every day and in a wide variety of ways; from the …
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Healthy Housing: Active Design Solutions

Good health depends on having safe homes that protect us and provide a sense of privacy, security, stability and control. On the flip side, poor quality and inadequate housing contributes to health problems such as infectious and chronic diseases, injuries …
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