Healthy Communities | Special Session
2021 AIA/ACSA Intersections Research Conference: COMMUNITIES
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.
- 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.
Research Associate Professor | University of Washington Integrated Design Lab (IDL)Heather Burpee, Research Associate Professor at the University of Washington Integrated Design Lab...
Sustainability Services Director | Miller Hull PartnershipKristen Dotson is Miller Hull Partnership’s Sustainability Services Director. Kristen takes her...
AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Principal and Director of Sustainability | Weber ThompsonMyer Harrell is a Principal and the Director of Sustainability at Weber Thompson. He believes in...
Associate Professor of Architecture / Director of the Center for Integrated Design, College of Built Environments | University of WashingtonChristopher Meek is Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington and...
AIA, BEMP, LEED AP
Director of Building Performance | Olson KundigVikram Sami is Olson Kundig’s Director of Building Performance, has been working on high...
Design Partner | Mahlum ArchitectsWorking across all studios in the firm in her role as Design Partner, Anne continually challenges...
AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Associate | SHKSPia Westen is an Associate at SHKS. She graduated from the University of Kansas with a Master of...