The Center for Active Design: Excellence awards is an annual international competition that celebrates the transformative role that the design of the built environment plays in creating healthy communities.
Be recognized as part of the growing Active Design movement using evidence-based design to foster global health. Join the vanguard of past winners shaping how our buildings, streets, and neighborhoods enhance the quality of life for future generations around the world.
For 2016, we are seeking projects that have used Active Design to demonstrate a measurable impact on the following areas:
Physical Health: physical activity levels, consumption of healthy food, traffic safety
Mental Health: stress levels, perceptions of safety, cognitive function, academic performance
Social/Civic Health: social interaction, stewardship of the public realm, informed and engaged citizens, civic trust