Relationships Between Urban Green Areas and Health in China, Brazil and the UK

LI, Ying ORCID: 0000-0003-4296-2753 (2019) Relationships Between Urban Green Areas and Health in China, Brazil and the UK. In: Planning Cities with Nature Theories, Strategies and Methods. Springer, Cham, Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019. ISBN 978-3-030-01865-8

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the interactions between green areas and health in China, Brazil and the UK, which have a potential towards improving health in general, especially because the quality of those spaces promotes walkability. The understanding of this interrelationships in different geographic contexts is important to promote modifications on urban planning focused to improve features of green urban areas. This chapter proposes different approaches and experiences about importance of greening on human health by existent researches. In general, methods used in studies about the relations between green infrastructure and health based on health measures, interviews and environmental data. It suggests that promote greenery as forestry, squares, parks, backyards or frontal yards, related to better overall health.

Item Type: Book Section
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Subjects: S Agriculture > SB Plant culture > SB469 Landscape gardening. Landscape architecture
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Art and Design
Research Priority Areas: Environmental Dynamics & Governance
Depositing User: Ying Li
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2019 14:58
Last Modified: 07 May 2019 13:45
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/6596

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