The Field of Architecture is concerned with both design and building. Architecture’s connection to Public Health generally falls under the domain of design promoting physical activity.

BEPHC offers links to helpful websites and organizations that bring together Architecture and Public Health training at the University-level and for professionals.

BEPHC also offers lists of Architecture Programs divided into four tiers based on their academic offerings at this intersection. Tier one Architecture Programs have Faculty that specialize in Public Health. Tier two Architecture Programs offer a course connecting the built environment and public health. Tier three Architecture Programs offer a concentration in architecture or design and health. Tier four Architecture Programs offer a a dual degree in architecture and public health.

BEPHC also provides opportunity for faculty and other users to share comments, amendments and develop collaborations at the intersection of the built environment and health.


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Georgia Institute of Technology
School of City and Regional Planning
245 4th St
Atlanta, GA 30332

The Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse was supported by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's Office of the National Prevention Strategy and Healthy Community Design Program and made possible through additional support from the American Public Health Association, the National Network of Public Health Institutes, and the American Planning Association's Planning and Community Health Research Center. Interested in adding to and supporting the Clearinghouse? Contact the Clearinghouse at