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Sustainability Education Committee

  • COST

    Free and open to the public

  • TYPE

    Knowledge Community



Toward a Scientific Basis for Architectural Design

Dr. Horsburgh, Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Medicine at Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, will review epidemiologic studies that demonstrate the importance of design features on health and educational outcomes. Studies to be covered include the impact of window views, natural light, quiet and privacy on healing and learning. In addition, Dr. Horsburgh will address the underappreciated value of post-occupancy evaluations in developing a compendium of design features that have been associated with improved healthcare and educational outcomes of users.

Co-sponsored by BSA-COTE

For those who qualify, 1.5 LU/HSWs are available.

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