Fellow, The Centre for Conscious Design
Director of Research, Boulder Associates Architects, Boulder, CO
Advisory Council, Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA)
Meredith Banasiak, M.Arch., EDAC cultivates multi-disciplinary research, knowledge sharing, and application to inform design innovation which optimizes health, performance and access. Across her experience in research, practice and pedagogy, she supports the transformational shift in design towards an evidence-based, person-centered culture. As Director of Research for Boulder Associates Architects, she is responsible for developing research partnerships with healthcare organizations, exploring novels methods for conducting real-time research, and gathering and translating evidence with designers. 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. 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.