NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
River       250 acresLakes       285 acresMeadow      780 acresWetland     300 acresWoodland    215 acres     1,830 acresP...
19,000 trees at maturity willsequester about 380 tons of CO2……the equivalent of about750,000 miles travelled in anautomobi...
300 acres of wetland would annuallysequester from 3,000 to 4,000 tons ofCO2.                                NATURE & OUR P...
NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH                       6    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
AUTOMOBILES CLAIM MORE THAN 40,000   DEATHS EACH YEAR                        IN DALLAS AUTO DEATHS OCCUR                  ...
ABOUT 300,000 PEOPLE DIE PREVENTABLE DEATHS EACH YEAR AS A RESULT OF BEING OBESE..   FOR DIABETICS, WALKING JUST 2 HOURS P...
RUNS ON MONEY,   RUNS ON FAT,MAKES YOU FAT    MAKES YOU                 MONEY                        NATURE & OUR PUBLIC H...
10% OF THE U.S. POPULATION              SUFFER FROM ASTHMA              ABOUT 64,000 PEOPLE A YEAR DIE              FROM P...
1,000 acres of potentialredevelopment adjacent tothe Trinity River Corridor                             NATURE & OUR PUBLI...
FAR: 0.33 Dwellings/AcreFAR: 3.050 Dwellings/Acre                    NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH                        IGN...
Dallas Urban Lab – UT Austin   NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH                                   IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
1,000 acres…55% reservation for publicspace and services, yields…450 acres for development, atFAR 3 yields…58 million SF o...
1,000 acres…55% reservation for publicspace and services, yields…450 acres for development, at50 du’s / acre yields…22,500...
1,000 acres…55% reservation for publicspace and services, yields…450 acres for development, at5065 du’s / acre yields…22,5...
1,000 acres…to suburbanAs compareddevelopment, a 100,000 ―in-town‖ population for public55% reservation potentiallyspace a...
NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
STREET WIDTH IS A STRONG PREDICTOR OF AUTOMBILE CRASH RISK—MORE SO THAN CURB CUTS AND STREET TREES. 24’ WIDE STREETS ARE S...
TWICE AS MANY PEOPLE ARE OVERWEIGHT IN   “LOW WALKABLE” NEIGHBORHOODS THAN   THOSE IN “HIGH WALKABLE”   NEIGHBORHOODSSourc...
“COMPLETE SIDEWALKS”        NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH            IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
21st Avenue and Tibbetts Green Streetbioswale/ rain garden in Portland, Oregon   http://www.flickr.com/photos/sitephocus/ ...
Greenplan Philadelphia                         NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH                             IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-O...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sookie/NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH       IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
Vienna House--Friederich Hundertwasser, artist                                                 NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH ...
WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH    IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
WHOLE CITY DESIGN• COMMUNITY  DEVELOPMENT• HOUSING• TRANSIT• CIVIC PLACES• GREEN  INFRASTRUCTURENATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH...
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  1. 1. NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  2. 2. NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  3. 3. River 250 acresLakes 285 acresMeadow 780 acresWetland 300 acresWoodland 215 acres 1,830 acresParkland 250 acresPromenade 20 acresParkway 115 acres 2,215 acres NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  4. 4. 19,000 trees at maturity willsequester about 380 tons of CO2……the equivalent of about750,000 miles travelled in anautomobile http://www.flickr.com/photos/50872211@N05/ NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  5. 5. 300 acres of wetland would annuallysequester from 3,000 to 4,000 tons ofCO2. NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  6. 6. NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH 6 IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  7. 7. NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  8. 8. AUTOMOBILES CLAIM MORE THAN 40,000 DEATHS EACH YEAR IN DALLAS AUTO DEATHS OCCUR AT A RATE OF 11.35 PER 100,000 POPULATION; ONLY 2.45 PER 100,000 IN SAN FRANCISCOSource:Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank, Richard Jackson:―Urban Sprawl and Public Health‖ NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  9. 9. ABOUT 300,000 PEOPLE DIE PREVENTABLE DEATHS EACH YEAR AS A RESULT OF BEING OBESE.. FOR DIABETICS, WALKING JUST 2 HOURS PER WEEK CAN REDUCE THEIR DEATH RATE BY 40%Source:Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank, Richard Jackson:―Urban Sprawl and Public Health‖ http://www.flickr.com/photos/combinedmedia/ NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH 9 IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  10. 10. RUNS ON MONEY, RUNS ON FAT,MAKES YOU FAT MAKES YOU MONEY NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  11. 11. 10% OF THE U.S. POPULATION SUFFER FROM ASTHMA ABOUT 64,000 PEOPLE A YEAR DIE FROM PM EXPOSURE—MORE THAN DIE FROM AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS.Source:Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank, Richard Jackson: http://www.flickr.com/photos/unspecific/193481842/―Urban Sprawl and Public Health‖ NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH 11 IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  12. 12. 1,000 acres of potentialredevelopment adjacent tothe Trinity River Corridor NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  13. 13. FAR: 0.33 Dwellings/AcreFAR: 3.050 Dwellings/Acre NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  14. 14. Dallas Urban Lab – UT Austin NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  15. 15. 1,000 acres…55% reservation for publicspace and services, yields…450 acres for development, atFAR 3 yields…58 million SF of construction,at $150 / SF, yields…$8.8 billiondevelopmentvalue NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  16. 16. 1,000 acres…55% reservation for publicspace and services, yields…450 acres for development, at50 du’s / acre yields…22,500 households, at 2.5people unit yields,……56,000population NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  17. 17. 1,000 acres…55% reservation for publicspace and services, yields…450 acres for development, at5065 du’s / acre yields…22,50029,000 households, at 2.25 2.5people unit yields,……100,00072,000population NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  18. 18. 1,000 acres…to suburbanAs compareddevelopment, a 100,000 ―in-town‖ population for public55% reservation potentiallyspace and services, yields…means:•150 millions development, at450 acres for saved auto65 du’s / acre yields… 20% commutecommuter miles (assumesavg 30 daily miles)29,000 households, at 2.25•75, 000 less tons of CO2people unit yields,……•2 lives spared from auto-related deaths65,000population•Less obesity, diabetes andrespiratory ailments NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  19. 19. NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  20. 20. NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  21. 21. STREET WIDTH IS A STRONG PREDICTOR OF AUTOMBILE CRASH RISK—MORE SO THAN CURB CUTS AND STREET TREES. 24’ WIDE STREETS ARE STATISCALLY SAFER THAT 30’ WIDE STREETS.Source:Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank, Richard Jackson:―Urban Sprawl and Public Health‖ CASTRO VALLEY BOULEVARD NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA 21 IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  22. 22. TWICE AS MANY PEOPLE ARE OVERWEIGHT IN “LOW WALKABLE” NEIGHBORHOODS THAN THOSE IN “HIGH WALKABLE” NEIGHBORHOODSSource:Howard Frumkin, Lawrence Frank, Richard Jackson:―Urban Sprawl and Public Health‖ NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  23. 23. “COMPLETE SIDEWALKS” NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  24. 24. 21st Avenue and Tibbetts Green Streetbioswale/ rain garden in Portland, Oregon http://www.flickr.com/photos/sitephocus/ NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  25. 25. Greenplan Philadelphia NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  26. 26. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sookie/NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  27. 27. NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  28. 28. Vienna House--Friederich Hundertwasser, artist NATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  29. 29. WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  30. 30. WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  31. 31. WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  32. 32. WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  33. 33. WHOLE CITY DESIGNNATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA
  34. 34. WHOLE CITY DESIGN• COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT• HOUSING• TRANSIT• CIVIC PLACES• GREEN INFRASTRUCTURENATURE & OUR PUBLIC HEALTH IGNACIO F. BUNSTER-OSSA, FASLA

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