Healthy Communities | Special Session

2021 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: COMMUNITIES

Description: 

This session highlights partnerships between practice and academia in consortia transforming how we think about healthy buildings and communities. Community-based projects and engagement are highlighted through those partnerships between practice and academia in context of community improvement through better health outcomes. Leaders and health experts from multiple firms present projects and illustrate how research has influenced outcomes.

Learning objectives

  • Understand how partnerships between practice and academia can lead to improved healthy buildings and communities.
  • Examine successful projects by healthy design experts, highlighting improved building performance.
  • Learn how to work with community partners to incorporate specific results for their built projects.
  • Discuss the best practices in healthy and successful community-based projects.

 

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Instructors

  • Heather Burpee headshot

    Heather Burpee

    Research Associate Professor | University of Washington Integrated Design Lab (IDL)

    Heather Burpee, Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington Integrated Design Lab...
  • Kristen Dotson headshot

    Kristen Dotson

    Sustainability Services Director | Miller Hull Partnership

    Kristen Dotson is Miller Hull Partnership’s Sustainability Services Director. Kristen takes her...
  • Myer Harrell headshot

    Myer Harrell

    AIA, LEED AP BD+C

    Principal and Director of Sustainability | Weber Thompson

    Myer Harrell is a Principal and the Director of Sustainability at Weber Thompson. He believes in...
  • Chris Meek headshot

    Chris Meek

     Associate Professor of Architecture / Director of the Center for Integrated Design, College of Built Environments | University of Washington

    Christopher Meek is Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington and...
  • Vikram Sami headshot

    Vikram Sami

    AIA, BEMP, LEED AP

    Director of Building Performance | Olson Kundig

    Vikram Sami is Olson Kundig’s Director of Building Performance, has been working on high...
  • Anne Schopf headshot

    Anne Schopf

    FAIA

    Design Partner | Mahlum Architects

    Working across all studios in the firm in her role as Design Partner, Anne continually challenges...
  • Pia Westen headshot

    Pia Westen

    AIA, LEED AP BD+C

    Associate | SHKS

    Pia Westen is an Associate at SHKS. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a Master of...