29 Apr '14, 2pm

Design pros = public health workers. Health is not a building typology, says @Surgeon_General

Acting U.S. Surgeon General Rear Admiral Boris Lushniak told attendees of the AIA's Design + Health summit that architects are also public health workers. Credit: Vincent Recardel While no one intentionally wants to design and construct an unhealthy building, design and construction professionals who believe that health and design mostly intersect in traditional healthcare facilities are in need of a major paradigm shift. “There is no such thing as neutral spaces,” Tye Farrow, principal of Toronto-based Farrow Partnership told attendees during his opening keynote at the Apr. 23–24 Design and Health Summit at the AIA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.. “The places we create either cause health or erode our ability to thrive.” Consider this food for thought. There are the more than 8,000 known causes of disease in humans. Asthma rates continue to rise, affecting one in every...

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