Building for Health & Well-Being

Transdisciplinary Collaboration Through Memphis Walks

Fall Conference Proceedings

Author(s): Anthony Kitsinger & Brian D. Crooks

Memphis Walks represents an interdisciplinary, community-engaged effort to enhance health throughre-envisioning the built environment. With the goalof increasing walkability in urban neighborhoods,Memphis Walks addresses many social determinantsdetrimental to health: crime, inadequate outdoorlighting, deteriorating sidewalks and crosswalks,dangerous traffic patterns, inadequate access tohealth care, and lack of walkable destinations.

Volume Editors
Billie Faircloth, Howard Frumkin & Sara Jensen Carr