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Creating Healthier Environments for Teaching and Learning

Schools are an ideal place to incorporate design and operational strategies that support physical and mental wellbeing and help improve student and staff fitness, mood, sleep patterns, and performance. This presentation, from the 2015 A4LE Annual Conference, provides an introduction to the WELL Building Standard, and focuses on key WELL metrics that are linked to neurological and cognitive benefits and are not typically part of design and operational discussions. Download the PDF (15MB)

Co-Presented by:
Julie Walleisa, AIA, LEED AP, ALEP - Architect specializing in education design
Mimi Burns, ASLA, LEED AP - Landscape Architect & Planner
Andrea Hanson, AIA, CID - Interior Designer & Architect


Read the accompanying article originally published in Educational Facility Planner.

Creating Healthier Environments for Teaching and Learning: Applying Concepts from the WELL Building Standard to School Design and Operations