tic look at the entire built environment and the social issues involved with it. Lovins highlighted the need for multidisciplinary approaches that go beyond the usual boundaries of public health, urban planning, engineering, and design. Many speakers emphasized that government agencies can act to energize, inspire, and motivate integration of the various disciplines. Finally, there was discussion by several speakers that we must be more responsible about evaluating the consequences of our decisions in order to realign our thinking with each new effort to build health into the environment.
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