Empowering Students Through Thoughtful Design

Mar 6, 2024

4:30pm – 5:00pm CT

With wellness, inclusivity & safety now top priorities in educational design, campus spaces are shifting to promote a strong sense of equity & accessible support. This compelling session will uncover how design can be leveraged to foster student & community well-being through intentional space planning. Highlights include a case study on Smith College’s holistic center, emerging trends like gender-neutral design & how pivotal elements like maximizing sunlight access, flexible outdoor hubs & connection points can support diverse needs & foster an inclusive community within safe spaces.

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photo of Lauren Gauthier, AIA
Lauren Gauthier, AIA

SGA (Boston | New York)