Monthly Archives: November 2015

Hines Competition

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Students, Act Fast: Form a Team to Compete for $50,000 Challenge yourself to create thriving communities with the ULI student urban design and development competition, sponsored by Gerald D. Hines. Team applications are due on Monday, December 7, 2015. Successful real estate development and design in the 21st century requires intensive collaboration across disciplines and sectors. In the Hines Competition, graduate students in the United States or Canada form five-person, multidisciplinary teams to tackle a real land use challenge in a North American city. The winning team receives $50,000 and … Read More

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YL Holiday Party

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Join us as our Young Leaders kick off the holidays with a party at St. Arnold’s Brewery. All members welcome! For more information and registration, visit our event page.  

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Applying ULI’s Building Healthy Places Toolkit to Houston: Food & Water

Part 3 of the BHP Blog Post Series Written By: Adele Houghton, AIA; MPH; LEED AP This is the third in a four-part blog post applying the ULI Building Healthy Places Toolkit to the Houston metro region. We are looking at how The State of Health: Houston & Harris County 2015-2016 report (State) addresses each category in the toolkit: physical activity, food and water, and environment. The previous post addressed physical activity. In this post, we review the Food and Water category.   Links Between Food / Water and Health Alongside physical … Read More

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Applying ULI’s Building Healthy Places Toolkit to Houston: Physical Activity

Part 2 of the BHP Blog Post Series Written By: Adele Houghton, AIA; MPH; LEED AP In a previous blog post, Building Healthy Places: How Does Houston Stack Up?, I described the purpose of ULI’s Building Healthy Places Toolkit and identified a few resources that can help developers apply it to local conditions. However, the question remains, what is the relationship between community health data and real estate development? Or, in other words, how can we use the data sets listed in the previous blog post to decide which strategies in … Read More

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