BE WELL CEU – Interior Design Strategies that Promote Well-being
In this highly interactive workshop participants will gain personal insight into the meaning of well-being as it relates to the definition of interior design and the moral and ethical duty interior design professionals have to create interior environments that promote well-being.
Participants will learn about the 10 Concepts of WELL and the 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design and how to implement these strategies in their design practice on behalf of client well-being. Equipped with scientific evidence and resources participants will be empowered to assess their current projects and design for the future, confident that their work will promote well-being.
It is time to take the practice of interior design to a new level, beyond beautiful, safe, and code compliant interior environments that meet our clients’ program, schedule, and budget requirements. Now we must also incorporate interior design strategies that promote well-being.
- Understand the science behind well-being in the built environment by exploring the studies done on the 14 Patterns of Biophilic Design.
- Understand the science behind well-being in the built environment by exploring the 10 WELL Building Standard Concepts that prove how specific design strategies promote well-being.
- Learn how to leverage the intersections and overlaps between WELL Building Standard Concepts and the Biophilic Design Patterns for maximum effectiveness.
- Assess and identify WELL Building Standard Concepts and the Biophilic Design Patterns for a design project.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS ANNA HARRISON and MORANA MEDVED:
Anna Harrison, ASID, LEED AP, ALEP
Director of Educational Planning, Aedis Architects
Anna is a recognized industry leader in biophilic design, sustainable design, educational design, and organizational development. In her current role, she oversees the planning, modernization, and design of new and existing educational facilities for an architecture firm. Through employing evidence-based biophilic design strategies Anna supports the activation of the school campus as a teaching and learning tool. A seasoned workshop facilitator, Anna uses design thinking as her foundation for creating highly interactive and meaningful experiences for participants. Anna practices yoga and mindfulness meditation.
Morana Medved, NCIDQ, CID, LEED ID+C, WELL AP, EDAC.
Senior Tech Lead, Artik Art + Architecture
Lecturer, Interior Design Department, San Jose State University
Morana Medved is the Director of Interiors at Artik Art + Architecture. She has over 15 years of experience in a large variety of projects including commercial (high-tech and other corporate), hospitality, educational, scientific (laboratory), healthcare, retail, multi-family, and residential architecture and interiors. Her passion is using great design to promote the health and wellness of building occupants while maintaining the environmental sustainability of the structure, systems, and site. Her other role is as a lecturer at San Jose State University (SJSU) where she has been teaching building codes, construction, architectural systems, and Building Information Modelling (Revit) in the Interior Design Department for the past nine years.