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Fall 2021 WELL Building Strategies Launches as the First WELL Learning Lab in Higher Education

UF’s College of Design Construction and Planning (DCP) is offering an unparalleled opportunity for students pursuing innovative education advancing applied knowledge in Human Centered Sustainability through WELL Building Design.

This hands-on learning lab which is the first of its kind in any academic setting, is a collaborative effort between instructors in DCP’s Sustainability & the Built Environment (SBE) program and the Department of Interior Design. Its focus is on facilitating student comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated applied skills for applying WELL v2 standards for designing, building, and maintaining spaces contributing to human physical and mental wellbeing.

Launch Webinar

Rachel Hodgdon

President & CEO
International Well Building Institute

Join us for the WELL Learning Lab launch and hear about our collaboration with the International Well Building Institute (IWBI) via Rachel Hodgdon, President & CEO.

Monday, August 30th at 1:00 PM
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Beyond the course launch webinar, Rachel Hodgdon will also provide a semester ending review and commentary on a course-culminating, student-led practicum presentation focused around an actual WELL Building project completed during this studio style course.

Course Communications

Course Instructors

Students seeking more information about this course should contact the course instructors.

Bahar Armaghani, LEED Fellow, WELL Faculty
Sustainability & the Built Environment

Lisa Platt, Ph.D., LEED AP BD+C
Interior Design
Florida Institute of Built Environment Resilience

Media Relations

Press and general inquiries should be directed to UF DCP Associate Director of Communications, Joseph C. Mazzaferro (email).

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