Applying Biophilic Design for Health & Wellbeing in the Built Environment
Recorded On: 09/15/2022
Recorded on September 15, 2022. This webinar will introduce biophilic design which emphasizes the value of using inspiration from how natural systems operate to produce sustainable designs which also support human health, wellbeing, and effectiveness. In this webinar, Bill will use examples from the built environment to demonstrate the value of biophilic design in supporting human health and wellbeing.
Terrapin Bright Green
Bill Browning, Hon. AIA, co-founded Terrapin Bright Green in 2006. He has co-authored several publications including Green Development and The Economics of Biophilia. Browning was named one of five people “Making a Difference” by Buildings magazine. Browning founded Rocky Mountain Institute’s Green Development Services, was a founding member of US Green Building Council’s Board of Directors, and is the Chair of Greening America.
Prof. Andrew Thatcher (Moderator)
Professor Andrew Thatcher is Chair of Industrial/Organisational Psychology at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is the Chair of the HFES Social Impact Committee and a member of the HFE and sustainability Task Force of the HFES. He is Chair of the IEA’s Future of Work Task Force and an Editor of the journal ‘Ergonomics’. Hs area of research interest is HFE and sustainability, green ergonomics, and sustainable work systems.