Design for Wellbeing

Design for Wellbeing

What is wellbeing and how can we design to promote it? More than the absence of illness or discomfort, wellbeing is shorthand for happiness, self-actualization, and holistic health. These outcomes are directly influenced by the physical and social spaces of our daily lives.

More

The social and health impacts of the built environments where we live, work, travel and play are significant and largely within our control. We know from environmental epidemiology that a person's mental and physical wellness is impacted by their daily surroundings as much, if not more, than by their genetic makeup. In this corner of the CCD, we are invested in gathering resources and perspectives from community experts, designers, planners, strategists, and researchers to develop better integration of holistic, healthy, and pro-social wellbeing strategies through conscious design.

More │ Fellows

The social and health impacts of the built environments where we live, work, travel and play are significant and largely within our control. We know from environmental epidemiology that a person's mental and physical wellness is impacted by their daily surroundings as much, if not more, than by their genetic makeup. In this corner of the CCD, we are invested in gathering resources and perspectives from community experts, designers, planners, strategists, and researchers to develop better integration of holistic, healthy, and pro-social wellbeing strategies through conscious design.

Lori Montross
Robin Mazumder
Amna Azeem
David A. Navarrete Maciel
Grace Marie Roebuck
Maighdlyn Hadley

Fellows

Grace Marie Roebuck

Robin Mazumder

Amna Azeem

Lori Montross

David A. Navarrete Maciel

Maighdlyn Hadley

Steve Coe

What are the inherent challenges and rewards of a recovery-oriented approach to supportive housing?

David A. Navarrete Maciel
Bill Witherspoon

How can architects, designers and facility planners mitigate the deleterious impact of isolated spaces on occupants?

Shaun Andrews

How will human-centric design and neuroscience transform the field of urban planning?