The course gives an overview of the goals, structure, and application of the WELL Building concept, including the seven features: air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind. Join the movement to advance buildings that help people work, live, perform and feel their best.
Dr. Angela Loder is a researcher and strategic planner whose work focuses on the relationship between occupant health, buildings, and urban nature. Her doctoral research looked at the impact that visual and physical access to a green roof in Chicago and Toronto had on office workers’ concentration, stress, and creativity. Dr. Loder’s research was the first large-scale multi-method study on the health impacts of access to green roofs in urban areas. She has presented her research at numerous international conferences, has published in academic and popular media, and has taught extensively on sustainable urban form, health, and psychological perceptions of urban nature. She is an active member of the Health in Buildings Roundtable with the NIH, a board member of the Institute for the Built Environment, and adjunct faculty at Denver University. Her book “Small-Scale Urban Greening: Creating Places of Health, Creativity, and Ecological Sustainability” will be published with Routledge.