Biophilic Design of Schools for Children's Health and Wellbeing

27 January 2021
08.00–12.00 (UK Time)

Programme

08:00–08.10
Introduction
Prof. Paramita Atmodiwirjo and Dr. Rokhshid Ghaziani

08.10–08.40
Creating Transformative Spaces for Educating Our Children
Sonja Bochart IIDA, LEED AP BD&C, WELL AP, LFA, Wellbeing+Design, Arizona, USA

08.40–09.10
Biophilic Design: The Health Benefits of Schools Connecting to Nature
Amanda Sturgeon FAIA, Mott MacDonald, Australia

09.10–09.20
Questions and Answers

09.20–09.50
Evidence-Based Design of Schools for Health and Wellbeing
Dr Kenn Fisher, University of Melbourne, Australia

09.50–10.20
Promoting Children’s Wellness in Primary Schools
Michál Cohen RIBA, Walters & Cohen Architects, UK

10.20–10.30
Questions and Answers

10.30–10.40
Break Time

10.40–11.05
Not Elements, but Interactions: A Novel Framework for Evaluating Biophilic Conditions in Urban Primary Schools
Bethania Lanzaro WELL, Scala Colab, UK

11.05–11.25
Well-being in the Woods: Forest School and the Pathways to Nature Connection
Dr Dave Cudwort, DMU, UK and Dr Ryan Lumber, University of Derby, UK

11.25–11.40
Questions and Answers

11.40–12.00
Discussion
How biophilic design of schools could support the health and wellbeing of children now and post-pandemic?