Practicing ArchitectureDesign and Health
Free to AIA members, McGraw-Hill's The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings documents the positive economic impact of investing in te design and construction of health-promoting buildings.
The Value of Design: Design and Health Summit presented by AIA Foundation with AIA and ACSA examines why architects should consider themselves to be public health workers.
The health of building occupants is a new frontier for building rating systems including LEED, Living Building Challenge and WELL Building Standard.
Enhancing Human Health Through the Power of Design
The intersection of public health and the built environment presents an extraordinary opportunity for architects. The AIA seeks to facilitate holistic, synchronous and multi-scale solutions that empower its members to address a wide range of areas connecting Design & Health.
SmartMarket Report on Health
Commissioned by the AIA, The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings is the latest SmartMarket Report by McGraw-Hill. The report highlights the positive economic impact of investing in the design and construction of health-focused buildings.Learn More
Value of Design
Presented by AIA Foundation with AIA and ACSA, the Value of Design Summit proved designing for health is different than healthcare design. The event also examines why architects should consider themselves to be public health workers.Learn More
The health of building occupants is a new frontier for building rating systems including LEED, Living Building Challenge and WELL Building Standard.Learn More
Visualize Health in Design
Decisions architect make, from a building's layout to its HVAC, have a profound impact on peoples' physical and mental health. Explore this AIArchitect infographic to learn how design creates health-promoting places.Learn More
Design & Health Resources
This NCCOR Report examines solutions for fostering health, and addressing childhood obesity, through smart school design.Learn more.
Local Leaders: Special Report from Sundance examines the potential of America's schools to advance human and environmental sustainability. Learn more.
The AIA Committee on Architecture for Education 2013 award winners demonstrate proven strategies in creating inspiring, health places for socializing and learning. View the winners.
- AIA Design & Health Member Group
- AIA Communities by Design
- AIA New York | Center for Active Design
- AIA Seattle | Design In Public
- AIA DC | Active Design Committee
- ASLA Healthy and Livable Communities
- Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse
- Microbiology of the Built Environment Network
- National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research
- NIH Health in Buildings Roundtable
- ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative