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  • Leonardo da Vinci - Our Great Grandfather of Biophilic Design
    November 11, 2019 at 5:00 AM
    Leonardo has long been my superhero, even before superheroes were in vogue or before I understood the concept of biophilic design. Maybe because he wa...
  • Current Trends in Design for Memory Care
    October 25, 2019 at 4:00 AM
    Current Design Trends in Memory Care10 top trends in design for dementiaBarbara J. Huelat, FASID, AAHID, EDA20019 Integrated Care in the Older People ...
  • Healing Environments East and West
    October 24, 2019 at 12:00 AM
    Site Visit E-DA Dachang Hospital, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. On a recent speaking engagement addressing design for Memory Care in Taiwan, I had the oppor...
  • The Coming of Age of Biophilic Design and Healing Environments
    September 20, 2019 at 4:00 AM
    THE COMING OF AGE OF BIOPHILIC DESIGN AND HEALING ENVIRONMENTSThe District of Columbia Board of Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architect...
  • Hi Tech Hi-Touch Convergent Solutions
    August 16, 2019 at 4:00 AM
    Taichung, TaiwanJuly 24 – August 2, 2019Hi Tech and Hi Touch are Convergence Solutions – I Just returned from Taiwan where I was an invited keynote sp...
  • | Huelat Davis’ Healing Design, The Views, makes history as the Nation’s 1st WELL Registered Assisted Living
    July 19, 2019 at 4:00 AM
    The Views Senior Living of Marion, Iowa, Unveils the Nation’s 1st WELL Registered Assisted Living, offering a beautiful, healthy and delightful enviro...
  • | Human - Centric Design
    June 21, 2019 at 4:00 AM
    “We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when creating them.” – Albert Einstein“Does environment impact the human condition...
  • Empowering the Caregiver
    April 12, 2019 at 4:00 AM
    Barbara is presenting Empowering the Caregiver at this years’ Environment for Aging Expo & Conference, Salt Lake City April 7-10.Healing environme...
  • Art and Science of Healing Design
    January 18, 2019 at 5:00 AM
    AIA|DC’s Design + Wellbeing Committee and the Biophilic Practice Group for a discussion exploring the nature, art, and science behind design for heali...
  • Care for the Caregiver
    December 18, 2018 at 5:00 AM
    Care for the CaregiverBy Barbara Huelat, FASID, AAHID, EDACVolunteer caregiving is a difficult job that rarely finds its way to resumes. Some survive,...
  • Human Centric Approach to Understanding Dementia
    October 18, 2018 at 4:00 AM
    What is Dementia?My mother used to call it Oldtimers disease – or is this dementia? She wasn’t sure if it was just getting old or was there more to it...
  • Healthcare Design Magazine Focuses on Behavioral Health
    June 3, 2018 at 4:00 AM
    Healthcare Magazine did an amazing 4-page piece on Huelat Davis’ recent project Merrifield Center which combines 13 different behavioral health servic...