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Masterplanned Communities for Healthy Living
Research Week Posters
  • Bhishna Bajracharya, Bond University
Description

With increasing demand for housing in large metropolitan regions, private developers are building new masterplanned communities on the fringe of major cities. Unlike conventional housing subdivisions, masterplanned communities are large scale integrated housing developments with provision for diversity of housing, shopping, open spaces and recreation facilities (McGuirk and Dowling, 2007; Minnery and Bajracharya, 1999; Schmitz et al., 1998).

Due to growing health concerns linked to inactive living, a number of new masterplanned communities in South East Queensland are creating supportive environments for physical activities.

Publication Date
1-1-2012
Keywords
  • town planning,
  • wellness,
  • wellbeing
Citation Information
Bhishna Bajracharya. "Masterplanned Communities for Healthy Living" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/bhishna_bajracharya/34/