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Built environment

That portion of the physical surroundings created by humans such as roads, bridges, and building structures, as opposed to the natural environment.

built environment

see SOCIOLOGY OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT.

built environment

The aggregate of the physical surroundings and conditions constructed by human beings, in contrast to those surroundings and conditions resulting from the natural environment.
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The role of the built environment professionals in disaster management has been highlighted as an important aspect and it demands disaster management education and training to such professionals in order to be effective in their roles during pre-disaster planning and post-disaster response.
Ravindran, Dean, RICS School of Built Environment, Amity University will address the media.
The findings on the effect of the built environment on children's physical activity and obesity reported in this issue extend the results from several earlier studies conducted in Canadian cities.
John Gellatly, FRICS, Chairman of the UCEM Board of Trustees, said, "It is fantastic to be part of an institution that is making such a massive difference to education and business, by providing skills and knowledge that are relevant to the Built Environment industry.
Please note that in order to be considered for the tender stage of this procurement process, Applicants must be able to confirm that they can provide all of the categories of Signage and Built Environment Contractor Services listed in A to G above in-house without outsourcing to a 3rd party.
Alison Jackson added: "UBM Built Environment has unrivalled access to data, senior construction leaders and speakers.
There is no argument about the importance of including GC in the curriculum of built environment courses in universities [2, 5].
MADE's expert panel is made up of professionals from across the built environment spectrum and has a reputation for providing impartial advice and guidance, that works alongside the developer rather than against it.
There is the perception of the built environment that parents are suspicious of while architecture still carries a name that makes parents happy with their child wanting to become an architect.
Nominees must have been directly responsible for leading the design (architecture, engineering, or landscape) or construction, of a structure or built environment.
AN apprentice who quickly passed her NVQ has landed a permanent position with built environment recruitment and training specialist Bromak.
The Royal Town Planning Institute, The Royal Institution of British Architects and The British Institution of Facilities Managers have signed up to the Built Environment Professional Education Project, which aims to ensure that inclusive design becomes a requirement of all built environment accredited courses at our universities and colleges.