David A. Navarrete Maciel

Fellow, The Centre for Conscious Design
Director, Research Initiatives, Sky Factory
Member, Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture
Member, National Association of Science Writers (USA)
Affiliate member, The Center for Health Design

David A. Navarrete, M.S., MBA. David is Director of Research Initiatives at Sky Factory, a fine art and digital technology company specializing in the design of bi-sensory illusions of nature. David manages collaborative studies with leading healthcare organizations and researchers exploring the impact of biophilic design solutions in clinical settings. He has presented Sky Factory’s peer reviewed research at the European Healthcare Design Conference and the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA). Sky Factory’s peer reviewed research has received awards from the Design & Health International Academy, the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA), and Planetree International. David has published on Cognitive Biophilia in Human Spaces, Conscious Cities Journal, Radiology Today, SALUS Journal, Work/Design Magazine and Healthcare Estates Journal.