The 2012 Research Seed Funding was awarded to a team from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, led by Dr. Kristen Day, Professor and Head of Department, to study the impact of tall building developments on physical activity in China. More than 50 organizations from around the world applied for the seed funding, which was sponsored by AECOM. The winner was chosen by the CTBUH’s Research Seed Funding Review Committee. The goal of the research team, which includes Dr. Mariela Alfonzo from Polytechnic Institute of New York University and Dr. Zhan Guo from Wagner Graduate School of Public Service of New York University, is to provide guidance for the design of tall buildings and districts that can positively improve health in China’s rapidly growing cities.
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