Embodied cognition is theory that emphasizes the impact of the built environment on human behavior. The WELL Building Standard offers a set of guidelines and design strategies that shape environments. Join our team of physicians, designers and strategists to learn more about the role design plays in motivating healthy decisions.
- Describe the upstream drivers of human health and wellness alongside the opportunities therefore presented for the role of design and designers in health(care) transformation.
- Understand how the WELL Building Standard (Version 1) acknowledges and measures the impact of design on human health within Features #84-86 in the Mind category.
- Employ biophilic design measures to support better health outcomes and achieve the WELL Building Standard (Version 1) Features #88, 100 in the Mind category.
- Explain the synergies between various rating tools and their approach to daylighting analysis and design; this includes LEED v4 (Daylight Credit), WELL (Features 61-63, Light), GGHC (Daylight and Views), and Living Building Challenge (Civilized Environment, Health and Happiness).