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Credits: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 AIBD P-CE; 0.1 IACET CEU
May qualify for learning hours through most Canadian architectural associations
A growing body of research suggests that healthcare environments can positively influence the healing process, putting more emphasis on the importance of the work that designers and architects do every day. This course explores trends in healthcare design and looks at newly published research to offer evidence‐based strategies for creating quiet, authentic and nature‐inspired spaces that promote rest and healing.
Aga Artka is a design consultant who collaborates with construction and manufacturing clients. Her agile and visionary thinking, combined with design trends and color forecasting knowledge, allow her to bring value and design expertise to interior projects, product design and development as well as marketing and branding for enterprises and individuals. As a mentor, speaker and a co-author of “The Brand of You. The Ultimate Guide for an Interior Designer’s Career Journey”, a book on personal branding and career development, Aga’s goal is to help others find success in the field of interior design..
- Discuss the difference between stress‐inducing noise and restful sound, and review research‐based noise‐control strategies.
- Examine the role of imagery in healing environments.
- Identify critical biophilic design elements and examine the ways designers can employ naturel‐inspired strategies to improve patient experience.
- Assess targeted product and material options to aid in the design process.