Webinar Series on Workplace Performance, Design and Evaluation

Theory, tools and strategies to help professionals create and support successful workplaces

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The Center for the Built Environment and Livable Analytics hosted a free seminar/webinar series exploring the perspectives of building occupants, and presenting tools and strategies to create and support successful workplaces.

Evaluating the New Workplace: Theory, Tools and Case Studies

April 20, 1 PM- 5 PM (PDT)

Industry professionals need robust tools and methods to evaluate evolving workplace strategies in terms of productivity, health and satisfaction. In this half-day onsite and webinar event, a panel of workplace specialists described practices they have used to understand how workplaces work for stakeholders: research methods, evaluation tools, examples from case studies, and theories related to human-building interactions and environmental psychology.
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Sally Augustin , PhD, Environmental Psychologist and Principal at Design With Science
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Janice Barnes, PhD, LEED AP, Principal and Global Discipline Leader for Planning and Strategies, Perkins+Will
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Lindsay T. Graham, PhD, Research Lead, Center for the Built Environment / Livable Analytics
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Kevin Kelly,RA, Director of Workplace Programs, US General Services Administration
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The Psychology of Space: Creating Spaces that Allow People to Thrive and Prosper

May 4, 11 AM - 12 PM (PDT)

We need to progress from making spaces that merely sustain people to crafting ones that help people thrive and prosper. In this webinar archive, two psychological experts discuss theoretical frameworks that help us understand how people relate to their physical environments, and highlight specific approaches used to recognize whether spaces are working for occupants. Methods and case studies illustrate how to understand occupant preferences and behaviors using surveys, experience sampling, and physiological metrics using wearable sensors.

Lindsay T. Graham, PhD, Research Lead, Center for the Built Environment / Livable Analytics
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Judi Heerwagen, PhD, Program Expert, U.S. General Services Administration, Office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings
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Creating Spaces That Work (And What to do When They Don't)

May 18, 11 AM - 12 PM (PDT)

Even in the best workspaces, there are opportunities to get feedback and make improvements. To date, Livable Analytics at the Center for the Built Environment has conducted occupant surveys in over 1,000 buildings to understand people’s perceptions and behaviors in buildings. But how can this feedback be used and applied in practice? In this webinar past users of the Livable Analytics toolkit explain how they successfully applied occupant insights to improve the design and operation of buildings.

Lindsay T. Graham, PhD, Research Lead, Center for the Built Environment / Livable Analytics
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Tim McGinn, PEng., LEED AP, Principal, DIALOG
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Mark Perepelitza, LEED AP, Director of Sustainability and Technical Design, SERA
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Carl von Rueden, Designer, EHDD
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Tim McGinn

Sally Augustin, Design With Science (Apr 20)

Tim McGinn

Janice Barnes, Perkins+Will (Apr 20)

Lindsay T. Graham

Lindsay T. Graham, CBE
(Apr 20, May 4 &18)

Tim McGinn

Kevin Kelly, US GSA (Apr 20)

Judi Heerwagen

Judi Heerwagen, US GSA (May 4)

Tim McGinn

Tim McGinn, DIALOG
(May 18)

Mark Perepelitza

Mark Perepelitza, SERA (May 18)

Carl von Rueden

Carl von Rueden, EHDD (May 18)