Panel Discussion: Designing for health – how buildings can promote wellbeing
Architecture & Design
Mina Hasman RIBA
Lead Sustainability and Wellbeing OperationsSKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL (SOM) - UK
DirectorBinchy and Binchy – UAE
Ann Marie Aguliar
Senior Vice President EMEAInternational Well Building Institute
Theme: Architecture & Design
When discussing health, architecture is not the first thing that comes to mind but its influence is inescapable. What is the impact of architecture on wellbeing and why should architects design with health as a priority?
What constitutes as ‘healthy’ architecture? How can environmental design influence lifestyle decisions and promote better mental and physical living?
Healthy buildings do not have to be expensive. What value can a cohesive built environment provide a developer or organization in the long term?
Please note that the programme might be subject to change.