Organization: Cincinnati 2030 District, an initiative of Green Umbrella
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Post Pandemic Predictions
Utilizing in house expertise, international trend forecasting tools, and direction from the firm’s certified Futurist, Mark Bryan, learn ways to best prepare through predicted design solutions that solve for client’s challenges post pandemic. Sustainability expert Johnna Keller will share what sustainability reimagined looks like, as principles of Sustainability are predicted to have an extreme increase in priority and implementation throughout industries. We’ll cover elements like air purification, wellness resources and sanitization are among some design components that will be at the precipice of priority for clients.
The presentation will conclude with thought leadership and idea starters as it relates to design solutions in the built environment that responds to the evolution of life post pandemic.
Award-winning Interior Designer, and certified Futurist, Mark Bryan, is known for his most marked characteristic of an unbridled desire for continued learning and exploration. Mark leads M+A’s Research and Innovation team, finding evidence-based design solutions that will enhance the quality of spaces and enrich the lives of those who interact within. Mark’s curiosity leads him to explore unconventional approaches, bringing him to new solutions for today’s challenges that benefit our projects, practice, and community. His hope is to energize clients and colleagues alike, to push past limits and break boundaries by communicating a vision through storytelling. As the firm’s advocate for Wellness and Mental Health design based-solutions, Mark works to break the stigma of “taking a break means losing productivity,” by educating others on the psychological and physiological benefits of self-care.
Johnna S. Keller is a registered architect, and specializes in sustainable design and consulting. Johnna has led the green building efforts for a number of organizations and projects forging new paths in sustainability throughout the southeastern U.S., with projects ranging from schools and universities to major research labs and most recently, achieved Living Building Challenge Petal Certification for the Light Lab at Mohawk Industries. M. Keller currently works for M+A Architects in Columbus, Ohio, and is working on what will be the first net zero energy building for the City of Columbus. Johnna is passionate about regenerative design, approaches the built environment as a foundation for well-being, and posits climate change as a social justice issue.
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