Foreword. Chapter 1: Traditional and Alternative Approaches to
Health and Well-being; Chapter 2: Co-Producing Our Habitat for
Health and Well-Being; Chapter 3: Human Factors and Ergonomics
through the Lifespan; Chapter 4: Designing to Confront the Adverse
Health Impacts of Workplace Sitting; Chapter 5: Communicable
Diseases and our Environments; Chapter 6: Environmental
Contaminants; Chapter 7: Green Design and Health; Chapter 8: Health
And Wellness In Today's Technological Society; Chapter 9:
Salutogenic Design for Birth; Chapter 10: Healthy Schools-Healthy
Lifestyles; Chapter 11: Universal Design, Design for Aging in
Place, and Habilitative Design; Chapter 12: Empathic Design
Matters; Chapter 13: The Role of Place in Wellbeing. Chapter 14:
Designing for Spirituality; Chapter 15: Safety, Security, and
Wellbeing within the Dimensions of Health Care; Chapter 16: The
Intersection of Law, Human Health, and Buildings; Afterword.
Contributor Biographies. Image Credits. Index.
Dak Kopec is with the Boston Architectural College where he is the Director for the Design for Human Health Program. He has a Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology and graduate degrees in Community Psychology and Architecture. He is also certified by the National Commission of Health Education Credentialing at the Masters level. His specialties include custom housing for people with specific health conditions, and designs for community-based organizations, social service agencies, and educational facilities for underserved populations.