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Green roofs, wellbeing, and the reinvention of retail

“Why, in a world where people will increasingly invest their time and money for experiences and community, isn’t the heart of most North American cities providing the very thing consumers need, want, and desire most?” – Jim Anderson, DIALOG’s chair, ...

Empathy, Design Thinking, and Community Wellbeing

A lively panel discussion kicked off the IDC Symposium on September 17. Moderated by DIALOG’s Antonio Gomez-Palacio, panel members Dr. Elizabeth Tunstall (OCADU), Tyler Gilchrist (figure3), Lee Fletcher (Fig40), A.J. Paron-Wildes (Allsteel), and Suzy Margorian (Cosentino) weighed in on the ...

DIALOG publishes framework for ‘community wellbeing’ in design

Canadian Architect –   The design features of cities, communities and buildings can create conditions that promote and foster individual and community health and wellbeing, according to a new report by The Conference Board of Canada in collaboration with DIALOG. ...

Industry Perspectives: Community well-being, the new frontier

Daily Commercial News – No matter where you look, health is the new frontier. It is the new status symbol. I go to the gym. I eat organic. I walk everywhere. I’m taking the family on a bike-vacation. These are ...

Report defines framework for community wellbeing

Design Quarterly –   Report defines framework for community wellbeing Wednesday, July 18, 2018 A new report by design firm Dialog and The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) provides an evidenced-based methodology to help design and development professionals understand the ...

DIALOG contributes to framework on community well-being

Construction Canada – DIALOG contributes to framework on community well-being July 19, 2018 Visual concept of The Community Wellbeing Framework, a guide to design for community well-being published by design firm DIALOG and The Conference Board of Canada. Image courtesy ...

New framework for ‘community wellbeing’ touts new design paradigm

Canadian Interiors – The design features of cities, communities and buildings can create conditions that promote and foster individual and community health and wellbeing, according to a new report by The Conference Board of Canada in collaboration with DIALOG. Read ...

The Community Wellbeing Framework – Azure Magazine

Azure Magazine – June 7, 2018 “Informed conversations are one thing, but action is another … everyone can agree that community well-being is a goal to strive towards. It’s something even developers – those focused on selling units – can ...

Christopher Hume gives the Community Wellbeing Framework a critical nod

Toronto Storeys – It’s not the answers that matter, it’s the questions. Christopher Hume published his thoughts about the soon to be released Community Wellbeing Framework in Toronto Storeys. The article, based on an interview with Antonio Gomez-Palacio and Craig Applegath, ...

VIDEO: An Introduction to the Community Wellbeing Framework.

At a recent ULI event, Antonio Gomez-Palacio walked a group of city-builders through the high-level structure of the Framework, and why DIALOG is advocating to embed community wellbeing into the built environment.

Video: How does the Community Wellbeing Framework influence your work?

We asked early adopters of the Comunity Wellbeing Framework at DIALOG how it’s influencing their work. Learn more about the Framework here: www.dialogdesign.ca/community-wellbeing  

New methodology assesses impacts of design on community wellbeing

Canadian Architect – North American design firm Dialog and The Conference Board of Canada have unveiled the concept behind an emerging methodological approach to measure community wellbeing and offer a standardized industry roadmap for using planning and design to give people, communities, and environments ...