Meredith Banasiak

Meredith Banasiak, M.Arch., EDAC cultivates multi-disciplinary research, knowledge sharing, and application to inform design innovation which optimizes health, performance and access. Her experience in research, practice and pedagogy supports the transformational shift in design towards an evidence-based, person-centered culture. As a faculty member in architecture and environmental design programs, Meredith integrated neuro and cognitive science concepts in her studio and lecture-based courses to facilitate designing for human diversity across physical, sensory and cognitive abilities. As Director of Research for Boulder Associates Architects, she is responsible for cultivating research partnerships with healthcare organizations, exploring novels methods for conducting real-time research, and gathering and translating evidence with designers. She is an advisory council member for the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA), and has published in psychology, medicine and architectural research journals and books.