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COTE Greenbag: Designing for Human Health and Wellness

September 10, 2016

Thursday, January 19
12PM-1PM | AIA Portland
$5-$35 | 1 HSW


Wellness is emerging as an important new trend in building design and operations, one that builds upon sustainability initiatives focusing in on the health and wellbeing of people, and how buildings can support that. This discussion will look at some of the associated concepts, tools and frameworks that are emerging with emphasis on the new WELL Building Standard (designed to complement green building tools like LEED).

Learning objectives:
•Understand issues related to wellness in built environment
•Learn about available tools including the WELL standard to support wellness in buildings
•Learn about how wellness fits into standards like LEED
•Learn about strategies to promote wellness in buildings

Alan Scott, FAIA, LEED Fellow, LEED AP BD+C, O+M, WELL AP, CEM Alan is an architect with nearly 30 years of experience in sustainable building design. He currently serves as a Director with YR&G Sustainability, supporting clients with high-performance planning, design and construction, and operational sustainability projects globally.