The Center for Health and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) and the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (HGSD) jointly organized a two-day symposium on “Building Leadership for Healthy Urban Sustainability” at Harvard Center Shanghai on May 17 to 18, 2016. It was led by Professor John Spengler from HSPH and Professor Spiro Pollalis from HGSD.
The goal of this symposium was to build capacity in healthy urban sustainability by framing urban expansion as the opportunity for well-designed, spatially integrated development with sustainable urban infrastructure at its core. It aimed to further leadership at sustainable urban design area to optimize human and environmental healthy development in China and Asia.