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The challenge of planning for healthier urban environments

26 February, 2024

Growing inequalities, strained infrastructure, the housing crisis, unhealthy lifestyles and extreme heat are just some of the major health challenges in planning for urban spaces, according to papers in our recent special issue focused on urban planning and development for health.

The Sax Institute sat down with the issue’s Guest Editors, Professor Jason Prior and Dr Edgar Liu – both of the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology Sydney – for a wide-ranging discussion on the challenges in planning for healthier urban environments and how the papers in the current issue of PHRP are addressing them.

Read the full interview here.