CARBON + HEALTH

2020 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: CARBON

Description: 

Mixing public health experts, practicing architects and academic labs, this discussion touches on the varied ways carbon affects our personal lives and health, implications for both air and water pollution mitigation, and pathogen reduction techniques to utilize in our built environment.

Learning objectives

  • Gain knowledge from public health experts on ways carbon emissions affect us every day.
  • Learn how to reduce carbon in your projects to improve the air and water pollution in our built environment.
  • Discover how carbon pathogens can be reduced using the latest techniques from public health research.
  • Explore how reducing carbon dioxide in the built environment will improve our lives and health.

The AIA/ACSA 2020 Intersections Research Conference was dedicated to the INTERSECTION of Education, Research and Practice, the conference sought to strengthen the INTERSECTION between academia and design practice, especially when it comes to research and innovation, focused on climate action and carbon management strategies. The virtual conference raised awareness of research happening in both academia and design practice and created opportunities for new partnerships, sources of funding, and collaborations. The conference took place live online September 30-October 2, 2020.

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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.00 LU
  • HSW
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Mara Baum Headshot

    Mara Baum

    AIA, LEED Fellow, EDAC, WELL AP

    Sustainable Design Leader of Health + Wellness | HOK

    Mara leads HOK’s health and wellness design practice, with a focus on improving the well-being of...
  • Scott Deitchman Headshot

    Scott Deitchman

    PhD, MD, MPH, RADM (Ret)

    Gordon & Rosenblatt

    Dr. Deitchman joined Gordon & Rosenblatt in May 2017. Previously, he was Associate Director for...
  • Mark Fretz Headshot

    Mark Fretz

    Assoc. AIA

    Research Assistant Professor | University of Oregon College of Design, Department of Architecture Associate Director of Knowledge Exchange | University of Oregon’s Institute for Health in the Built Environment

    Dr. Fretz is a Research Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Knowledge Exchange at the...
  • Erica Cochran Hameen Headshot

    Erica Cochran Hameen

    Ph.D., NOMA, LEED AP

    Co-Director, Center for Building Performance & Diagnostics and Assistant Professor | Carnegie Mellon University

    Dr. Cochran Hameen is an architectural designer and Assistant Professor at the Carnegie Mellon...