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Thursday, APRIL 11, 2019
9am-1pm Eastern Time
AIA # DAS319 - 4 HSW|LUs
IDCEC # 107647 - .4 HSW CEUs
The world of hospitality is changing - a lot - and many of the trends in hospitality design are crossing over into commercial and residential design. Join us as we explore how to create experiential spaces that reflect and connect with their local communities. Find out how to take wellness out of the spa and combine it with biophilic design to create healthy spaces throughout the entire building. Learn how to create spaces that are safe, welcoming, and truly accessible
Biophilic Design in Fitwel, the WELL Building Standard, and the Living Building Challenge
Building Wellness into Buildings examines the positive effects biophilic design has on human behavior including wellbeing and productivity. The connection between biophilic design and healthy buildings is established and the leading economic benefits of healthy buildings are identified. The three categories of biophilic design are identified. Fitwel, WELL Building Standard and Living Building Challenge are leading building standards involved with the movement to build wellness into buildings. The key features of these three standards are examined. For details, please read the syllabus ↑
Lynne Wilkinson, RID, NCIDQ, NAHB, is Principal Interior Designer for the firm Draco Designs based in Austin TX. Her passion for design developed during 12 years working and traveling abroad in over 150 countries studying and lecturing on the art, architecture, and history of hundreds of cultures. These influences fused with an innate artistic aesthetic and technical abilities allow Lynne to create and oversee unique designs that are as individual as the clients. During her many years as an Interior Designer, Lynne has completed a diverse number of projects in both the residential and commercial fields. Her award-winning residential projects include high-rise oceanfront celebrity penthouses, private luxury homes, and upscale model homes. In addition, she has designed several commercial projects including a 20,000 sq ft tourist information center, corporate offices, and the public spaces for a luxury condominium tower. Lynne is a licensed Interior Designer in the state of Texas and holds an NCIDQ National Certificate for Interior Design Qualification. She has earned degrees from The Art Institute and The Ohio State University.
Fred Jackson, CTC, CSI has over 25 years experience in national flooring distribution, leading to extensive product knowledge and training skills in all areas of the flooring industry. He has led quarry and fabrication tours in several states for the Marble Institute of America. Fred worked as a stone, tile and flooring contractor, Stone Business Manager for Aqua Mix, Team Leader of a national stone Importer, Distributor Sales Manager for Del Piso Tile and Brick, Regional Instructor for Marble Institute of America (MIA), and Co-Chairman of Education for The Building Stone Institute (BSI). He frequently speaks at national trade conferences and shows. Presently, Fred provides training and consulting for the natural stone, ceramic tile, and green building industries.
Mary Golden is an Advocacy Incubator and Executive Director for Green Plants for Green Buildings, a not-for-profit dedicated to communicating the aesthetic, wellbeing, and economic benefits of nature in the built environment. Mary works closely with design professionals interested in biophilia.