Dr Razieh Zandieh is Lecturer in Urban design and Planning at the University of Manchester. Her research interests are healthy urban planning and design, walkability and sustainability, social and spatial inequalities, and age-friendly city. She has attended several conferences and has published journal papers. Razieh has done an extensive research on ‘Healthy urban planning: the influence of the built environment on older adults’ outdoor walking’. Her presentation in this conference is a part of this research.