Design And The Mind

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1405855

August 22, 2003

Can architecture make you feel better? Can a well-designed hospital help you heal faster? Does a better lab space spark scientific creativity? How can work space increase productivity? A new collaboration between architects and neuroscientists is designed to answer some of those questions. In this hour, we’ll talk about the influence of architecture nd design on the mind.

Guests:

Robert McGhee
* Institute Architect Howard Hughes Medical Medical Institute Houston, Texas

John Eberhard
* Latrobe Fellow, American Institute of Architecture
* AIA National Director of Research & Planning Advisory Board Member, Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, San Diego, California

Eduardo Macagno
* Advisory Board Member, Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Dean, School of Biological Sciences University of California San Diego, San Diego, California

Kevin Kampschroer
* Director of Research Public Buildings Service, General Services Administration, Washington, DC

Rosalyn Cama
* Chairman of Board, Center for Health Design President, Cama Incorporated

* Past-President, American Society of Interior Designers, New Haven, Connecticut

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