Video: Engaging communities in designing healthy environments

29 Mar 2018
Sarah Clarke

Video: Engaging communities in designing healthy environments


CHESS (Community Health Engagement Survey Solutions) is a process C3 uses to engage community members in an investigation about their health in relationship to the built environment. This Healthy City Design International 2017 presentation from our director Christine Hancock covers the development of CHESS, learnings from projects and examples of interventions.

Our special thanks to SALUS for the video.

For more about C3’s community engagement work, visit


Call for papers: Healthy City Design International 2018

At C3 we’re looking forward to attending Healthy City Design International 2018, and are happy to be an event partner and programme committee member again this year. Will you be joining us? They’ve just launched their call for papers! Abstracts are due 3 May 2018.

‘The Call for Papers for the second Healthy City Design 2018 International Congress & Exhibition has been launched under the plenary theme of ‘Creating healthy cities for all: Designing for equity and resilience’.

Organised by SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange in collaboration with the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, the Healthy City Design 2018 (HCD 2018) International Congress & Exhibition seeks to share and stimulate new research, innovative practice and progressive policy ideas on how to design for urban health and wellbeing.

In less than 200 years, the proportion of the world’s population living in cities has grown from 5 per cent to more than half. By 2050, cities will need to house 2.5 billion additional people. As our planet urbanises, how do we promote sustainable development, wellbeing and inclusive growth in creating cities and communities that are resilient, equitable and fair to all?

We’re delighted to invite you to contribute to the exchange of knowledge to ensure the design of our future cities embeds equity and builds resilience as a foundation for health and wellness for all.

Abstracts for the presentation of papers, posters, workshops and colloquiums should be submitted by 3 May 2018 at Click here to download the abstract guidelines.’