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The EDRA50 Conference Committee is pleased to offer the following approved Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Certificates of Completion will be provided with session attendance. See this PREVIEW with credit hours indicated.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

LA CES—Assessing the Built Environment to Promote Healthy Lifestyles @ 9:00am-12:30pm

AIA / LA CES - Using the NCI Charrette process for applied research, teaching and practice to create Sustainable Urban Environments @ 9:00am-12:30pm

AIA / IDCEC / LA CES - Positive Workplace Design:  Research- and Practice-Based Insights @9:00pm-5:00pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC / LA CES - Photo-elicitation providing inhabitant insights to practitioners, while socializing architects to use EDR, through architectural education:  A Proposal for the Next 50 @ 9:00pm-5:00pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC  - Humanizing Building Technology and Experience: a Collaborative Forum for Re-envisioning Sustainable, Healthy Buildings and Occupants @ 1:30pm-5:00pm

AIA / LA CES - Democratic Design Without Borders-Three @ 1:30pm-5:00pm


Thursday, May 23, 2019

AIA / LA CES -  A Counter Topography for the Just City @ 1:45pm-3:15pm

AIA / EDAC - Correctional Environments - Harm or Heal? @ 1:45pm-3:15pm

AIA / LA CES -  Changing yourself or changing the environment? The role of positive environments to enhance resilience and sustainability @ 1:45pm-3:15pm

AIA / EDAC / LA CES - Designing a 23-acre Walkable Urban Village to Promote Healthy Aging in Japan: A Cross-disciplinary Collaboration @ 1:45pm-3:15pm

LA CES -  Engaged Methods: Exploring the Methodological Edges of Environmental Psychology @ 1:45pm-3:15pm

AIA / IDCEC - IBPE Symposium – Building Performance Evaluation Research Projects and Case Studies from around the World @ 3:45pm-5:00pm

LA CES -  Rethinking Cemeteries as Public Urban Green Space: Sustainability, Management, Design and Education @ 3:45pm-5:00pm

AIA / IDCEC / LA CES - Post-disaster temporary housing design and planning: A symposium @ 3:45pm-5:00pm

AIA - Stress and the Environment: The National September 11th Memorial, the Dental Office, and the Design Studio @ 3:45pm-5:00pm

AIA - University of the future @ 3:45pm-5:00pm

AIA / EDAC / LA CES - Cultivating Public Space: urban agriculture as a basis of human flourishing and sustainability transition in contemporary cities @ 5:15pm-6:30pm

AIA - From The 'Right to the City' to the 'Right to the Countryside': Designing Installations as an Urban Renovation Strategy @ 5:15pm-6:30pm

AIA - Planning for Development Without Displacement through Equitable Transit-Oriented Development: South Central Corridor of Phoenix @ 5:15pm-6:30pm

AIA / EDAC - Lighting Spaces for Improving the Lives of People Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment @ 5:15pm-6:30pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC  - The challenges of transdisciplinarity in the making of an expertise platform in school architecture @ 5:15pm-6:30pm

AIA / LA CES - The Hospital in the Urban Habitat: Achieving Livable Cities Leveraging Non Traditional Healthcare Partners and Population Health Management @ 5:15pm-6:30pm


Friday, May 24, 2019

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC / LA CES - Your Research Toolkit - Open Discussion on Methods and Practice @ 11:15am - 12:15pm

AIA / EDAC / LA CES - Reframing Research on Urban Mobility and Wellbeing: new technologies, global contexts @ 2:00pm-3:30pm

AIA / EDAC / LA CES - Planning for AuthentiCITIES @ 2:00pm-3:30pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC  - The Role of Physical Environment in Violence Prevention in Healthcare Settings @ 2:00pm-3:30pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC  - Innovative School Design for Engaged Learning: Evidence-based Design and Research through Practitioner-Researcher Collaborations @ 2:00pm-2:45pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC  - Enhanced Wayfinding in Hospitals by Combining Experiential Graphic Design, Space Syntax, and Observations Methods @ 2:00pm-2:45pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC - Measuring the Impact of Activity-Based Classrooms on Student Performance @ 2:45pm-3:30pm

AIA - From Virtual Reality to Healthy Workplaces: A Practitioner/Researcher Collaboration @ 2:45pm-3:30pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC  - The Power of Predesign Visualization: How Unreal Engine Changes the Game through Real-Time Design Games @ 3:45pm-4:45pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC  - Creating a Shared Vision: Change management, modeling, and evaluation in the move to a LEED Platinum community hub facility @ 3:45pm-4:45pm

AIA / LA CES - Pedestrian Plazas: A New Type of Public Space, A New Kind of Partnership @ 5:00pm-6:15pm

AIA / IDCEC - Defining and Designing a Successful “Fourth Place” @ 5:00pm-6:15pm

AIA  - Multimer @ HLW: A Pilot Study of Biometric Response to the Office Work Environment @ 5:00pm-6:15pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC / LA CES - To Green or Not to Green: Green gentrification and the colonization of sustainability planning and design in urban contexts @ 5:00pm-6:15pm


Saturday, May 25, 2019

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC  - NICU Design: State of the Evidence and Implications for the Future @ 11:00am-12:15pm

AIA / IDCEC - Developing Perspective: Â How to put Academia (and Life) in its Place @ 11:00am-12:15pm

EDAC  - The continuous learning cycle: A multi-phase post-occupancy evaluation @ 1:00pm-2:15pm

EDAC / LA CES - Nature-based learning: Designing with nature to improve learning environments @ 1:00pm-2:15pm

AIA / IDCEC - EDRA-IAPS Symposium: Using Computer Simulations to Understand Sustainable Lifestyles and Behaviour @ 1:00pm-2:15pm

AIA - From Trauma Informed Care to Trauma Informed Design: The Integration of Research and Design for Permanent Supportive Housing @ 1:30pm-2:15pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC / LA CES - Applying Behavioral Design to Create Programs that Incentivize Healthy and Sustainable Buildings @ 1:30pm-2:15pm

IDCEC / EDAC - Using Evidence-based Design in the Workplace @ 2:15pm-3:00pm

AIA / EDAC - Investing In Our Future: How School Modernization Impacts Indoor Environmental Quality and Occupants @ 2:15pm-3:00pm

LA CES - A Transactional Approach to the Concept of Place: Overcoming the Dualisms @ 2:15pm-3:30pm

AIA - Local Urban Public Planning: A Sustainable Participatory Action Research model @ 2:15pm-3:30pm

AIA / IDCEC / EDAC / LA CES - Prison Gardens and Playscapes for Children @ 3:45pm - 5:00pm

IDCEC - A Decade In The Making: Studying Indoor Environmental Quality in LEED-certified Projects in Jordan @ 3:45pm - 5:00pm

AIA / IDCEC / LA CES - International approaches in Environmental Design Research @ 3:45pm - 5:00pm


Register for EDRA50


May 22 - 26, 2019

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Where: New York University
Tandon School of Engineering
5 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, New York 11201
United States


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Online registration until: 5/22/2019


Keynote Speaker


Jan Gehl - Keynote Speaker


Jan Gehl

Architect, professor and consultant on urban design, has focused his career on improving the quality of urban life, by reorienting the design of the city towards the pedestrian, public life and cyclists.


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