Designing Interior Environments that Support Human Health

Course number
GBCI: 0920011947

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Purpose of Article

The article looks at how designers can create interior environments that promote human health, wellbeing and productivity
of the occupants. The article talks the reader through the various aspects of interior design that impact human health
and wellbeing, and introduces strategies that can help achieve a healthier indoor environment.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the impact the design of an interior environment can have on its occupants in terms of health, wellbeing
and productivity.
2. Understand how human health and wellbeing is now an important and essential aspect of holistic sustainable design.
3. Understand the connection between environmentally-focused design strategies commonly seen in green building
rating systems, and human health-focused interior design strategies.
4. Differentiate the various interior design strategies that can positively impact different aspects of human
health and wellbeing.

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Quiz by: Alison Walker