TITLE

Do planners have a role in solving the obesity crisis?

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Rynd
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Building Design;10/26/2007, Issue 1793, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a debate on whether planners play a role in solving the obesity crisis in Great Britain. Rynd Smith argued that planners, engineers and architects are relevant in tackling public health issues. He noticed that planners and other professionals are significant in solving the obesity crisis. However, Sue Balc considered food as the vital tool in tackling obesity. She suggested that people should be realistic and not give disproportional weight to planners' achievement.
ACCESSION #
27694180

 

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