The Health & Community Design Lab collaborates on projects and initiatives with a range of partners in academic, government, non-profit, and private sectors.
Health & Community Design Collaborative
The purpose of the Health & Community Design Collaborative (HCDC) is to enable, support, and maintain the development of healthy, low-carbon and equitable communities across British Columbia’s Lower Mainland.
The HCDC’s members include staff representatives from:
- Fraser Health Authority
- Metro Vancouver
- Provincial Health Services Authority
- UBC’s Health & Community Design Lab (formerly Active Transportation Collaboratory)
- Vancouver Coastal Health
Objectives of the HCDC:
Objective 1. Encourage the development of multi-scale tools and policies around healthy, sustainable land use and transportation planning.
Objective 2. Enable knowledge translation and exchange between cross-disciplinary stakeholders.
Objective 3. Identify opportunities, constraints, and gaps within related and pertinent research, practice and resources and provide support for collaborative work and projects.