Monthly Archives: May 2015

140 McClatchy High School students just completed UrbanPlan!

What do legos have to do with real estate development?  UrbanPlan!  ULI’s land use planning and real estate development program, created by ULI and the Fisher Center for Real Estate at UC Berkeley. UrbanPlan strives to change the land use decision-making process by providing high school seniors with the understanding, insights, and language to become engaged and informed problem solvers. Over the course of the 15 class-hour project and prior to the presentations, land use professionals, who have attended UrbanPlan volunteer training, interact several times with the student teams. Heidi … Read More

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Building Healthy Places: Health & the Built Environment

ULI Sacramento held a Building Healthy Places: Health & the Built Environment program in April focusing on the design of the built environment and how it can have a crucial and positive influence on improving public health and well-being. The esteemed panel featured national and local experts in this cutting-edge, interdisciplinary work. ULI just released “The Building Healthy Places Toolkit”, compiled by national experts that provides 21 recommendations for promoting health at the building or project scale.  Attendees learned about the critical role development and land use can make to … Read More

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