CIAT promotes health and wellbeing at Ecobuild

Premier industry show is success for CIAT

This week's ecobuild show at Excel was host to a well attended panel discussion entitled 'Designing for Health and Wellbeing'. 

The panel looked at how professionals can collaborate with the wider health and wellbeing sector to enhance and/or improve upon existing and future design and construction solutions for health and wellbeing.

The panelists were: 

  • Kevin Crawford MCIAT, Vice-President Technical (Chair)
  • James Engel MCIAT Design Architect Spaced Out and Progressive Educator UCL
  • Virginia Rammou MCIAT - Senior Lecturer Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster
  • Rick Allbrook Commercial Services Trainer The Guide Dogs or the Blind Association
  • Sarah Lewis MRTPI Planning Practice Officer at The Royal Town Planning Institute

The discussion was followed by a further session looking at the solutions that have worked for health and wellbeing with examples of best practice. This included additional speakers Rick Allbrook, Commercial Services Trainer for The Guide Dogs or the Blind Association, Josh Artus,  Director and co-Founder of The Centric Lab, and Flavie Lowres, Associate Director at the Research and Strategic Advisory Group Project. 

CIAT's stand was also a popular destination with members, the trade and general public meeting with staff to discuss how the Institute and CIAT membership can help their business or project.