Creating Healthy Places through Transformational Education and Design

Welcome to the Health+Design Initiative Website

This University of Colorado Denver program is a continuation of work that began in 2016 to transform how planners and designers consider health and wellness in our neighborhoods, towns, and cities. Learn about past projects, current programs and upcoming events.

Learn More About the Colorado Healthy Places Collaborative

The Colorado Healthy Places Collaborative is a partnership of 23 statewide and regional associations and groups that have united to work on advancing health and wellness in communities across the state of Colorado. The Collaborative includes professionals with expertise in public health, planning and design, engineering, land use and development, building and construction, advocacy, policy, the environment, sustainability, and more. This group represents a unique partnership of practitioners, academics, and engaged citizens.