The Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo (HFSE), Pre-Conference Workshop:
Generative Space Master Class -
Monday, September 30, 2013, 12:30 - 6:30, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, Eleventh Floor Conference Center, Chicago
The Generative Space Master Class is a practical, hands-on, training workshop for learning how to apply a new method of designing the environment to make both systemic and sustainable improvements in individual health, organizational effectiveness, and overall community well-being. It is a replicable, research-based, method that has been field-tested and peer reviewed around the globe in leading health and healthcare organizations and their respective settings.
The workshop will be presented by:
- Dr. Sally Augustin, Principal, Design with Science
- Bruce Komiske, MHA, FACHE, Project Director, Children’s Living Science Center, Westchester Medical Center
- Sue Ann Barton, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC, Principal, ZGF Architects, LLP
- Martin Wolf, FAIA, Principal, Solomon Cordwell Buenz
- Robert Schaefer, AIA, Vice-President and Senior Project Architect, Anderson Mikos Architects, Ltd.
- Heather Fennimore, President of the Americas, Humanscale
- Dr. Wayne Ruga, FAIA, FIIDA, Hon. FASID, Founder and President, The CARITAS Project
If you want to be a pioneering leader in the next generation of designing more effective healthcare environments, then the Generative Space Master Class is a ‘must attend’ event. The Generative Space Master Class will feature a case-study presentation on the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital, a recipient of the 2012 Generative Space Award. The event will be held at the Hospital, with a tour provided for all Generative Space Master Class participants. Exclusive to the HFSE, this program will not be repeated elsewhere and has limited seating available.
Attendees from the 2012 Pre-Conference Workshop have said:
Susan Black, Principal and Director, Perkins Eastman Black, Toronto, Canada -
‘The Pre-Conference Workshop on Generative Space is like a breath of fresh air! It is not often we find ourselves in a room filled with like-minded people from a variety of disciplines who are all keenly interested in achieving a higher good through a pursuit of excellence within the design world...This is a lively, collaborative and informative session which can effect each of us, regardless of our expertise in the world of healthcare. I highly recommend getting involved in this workshop!’
Joe Livengood, MD, FACS, COO, Livengood Medical, Ft. Collins, CO -
'The Pre-Conference Workshop provided one of those rare opportunities to work with a small group of motivated individuals sharing a common goal...'
Avani Parikh, AIA, President, Avani Parikh Architecture, New York, NY -
'The Generative Space workshop conducted by Dr. Wayne Ruga is like a vibrant laboratory for new participants. It provides an opportunity to experiment, explore new evidence, reflect, and interact with like-minded professionals for a day. Design is the tool and the objective is to question - what enables people and spaces in interaction to flourish?'
|12:30 - 1:00||Registration and Coffee|
|1:00 - 1:10||Welcome and Introductions: Sally Augustin, Workshop Chair|
|1:10 - 1:15||Welcome to the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital: Mary Kate Daly|
|1:15 - 1:30||Workshop Briefing - Generative Space and Personal Projects: Wayne Ruga|
|1:30 - 2:30||Tours of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital|
|2:30 - 2:45||Working Break|
|2:45 - 3:45||Presentation - Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital (2012 Generative Space Award Recipient): Bruce Komiske, Lurie Hospital Presenter, Sue Ann Barton, Martin Wolf, Bob Schaefer|
|3:45 - 4:00||Facilitated Group Discussion: Sally Augustin|
|4:00 - 4:30||Facilitated Personal Projects Workshop: Presenters and Attendees|
|4:30 - 5:15||Personal Projects Presentations and Discussion: Attendees|
|5:15 - 5:30||Closing Remarks, Comments, and Next Steps: Sally Augustin|
|5:30 - 6:30||Networking Reception: Presenters and Attendees|
Dr. Sally Augustin, Principal, Design with Science
Sally Augustin, PhD, is a practicing environmental psychologist, an expert on person-centered design, and a principal at Design With Science. She integrates insights from environmental psychology and project specific qualitative and quantitative research to develop places and objects that support desired experiences. Her clients include the most important and well-respected manufacturers, service providers, and design firms in North America, Europe, and Asia. As the editor of Research Design Connections, Sally has written widely on science-based design for a broad audience of people interested in the designed world.
Dr. Augustin holds leadership positions in professional organizations such as the American Psychological Association (president, environmental psychology division), the International Association of Applied Psychology (environmental psychology division), and the Environmental Design Research Association. Sally has discussed using design to enhance lives on mass-market national radio programs. She speaks frequently to audiences in North America, Europe, and Asia at events such as the annual meeting of the American Institute of Architects, the International Design & Emotion Conference, the International Positive Psychology Association, the International NeoCon furnishings conference, the Environmental Design Research Association annual conference, and Applied Brilliance. Sally is a graduate of Wellesley College (BA), Northwestern University (MBA), and Claremont Graduate University (PhD). Dr. Augustin is the author of Place Advantage: Applied Psychology for Interior Research: Applying Knowledge to Inform Design (Wiley, 2012).
Bruce Komiske, Project Director, Children’s Life Sciences Center, Westchester Medical Center
Bruce is considered a “world expert” on all facets of children’s hospital operations, planning, design and construction. He is an experienced healthcare executive who has had the opportunity to plan, build, operate and raise the philanthropic support for eight new hospitals (5 children’s hospitals), each more innovative than the previous, all from the owner’s perspective. Each project has been completed on or ahead of schedule and at or under budget.
In addition, Bruce is a frequent speaker, author and consultant for hospitals around the world including, Middle East, England, Europe and the Orient, on the inclusive planning process, healing environments, engaging the community in a healthcare project, all facets of children’s hospitals, healthcare design, project management and healthcare philanthropy. He is also the editor and creator of the Amazon’s rated “5 star” Children’s Hospitals – the World’s Best Designed Vol. I, II and III. (Images Publishing), Children’s Hospitals – The Future of Healing Environments, (Images Publishing), Maria’s Wish, the Story of the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital (Images Publishing) and Family Partnership in Hospital Care (Springer Publishing).
Sue Ann Barton, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, EDAC, Principal, ZGF Architects LLP
Sue Ann is a ZGF principal with 30 years of experience in healthcare design. She brings a national perspective on healthcare design trends, with an emphasis on evidence-based design patient-care environments. Her participation in research with Pebble Project® partners inspires and informs her work. Sue Ann received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon. She is a registered Architect in Oregon; Evidence-Based Design Accredited and Certified (EDAC) by the Center for Health Design; a LEED Accredited Professional; and a member of the American Institute of Architects, American Society for Healthcare Engineering, and the Architects for Health Panel.
Martin Wolf, FAIA, Design Principal, Solomon Cordwell Buenz
Martin is internationally recognized for a portfolio of work that includes innovative commercial, civic, transportation, and medical commissions. Mr. Wolf’s work reflects his mastery of structure, technology and transparency in the pursuit of design excellence.
His recent and notable design work includes the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, the tallest Children’s Hospital in the world; 340 On the Park, the Midwest’s first Silver LEED-certified residential tower located in Chicago; HUB Headquarters in Oakbrook, Illinois, as well as numerous airport and transportation projects in New York, Boston, Chicago, and Abu Dhabi and Bangkok, among others.
Mr. Wolf been recognized within the profession through awards such as the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Honor Award for the United Airlines Terminal One Complex in Chicago, and the AIA Chicago Distinguished Building Award for the Tetra Pak North American Headquarters Building. He is an American Institute of Architects Fellow, on the Board of Overseers at Illinois Institute of Technology, a member of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, and a Peer Reviewer for the General Services Administration’s Design Excellence Program.
Bob Schaefer, AIA, Vice President and Senior Project Architect, Anderson Mikos Architects, Ltd.
For over 25 years, Bob has been involved exclusively in healthcare architecture, first as an in-house designer and manager at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, and since 1994 as a project architect and medical planner with Anderson Mikos. His work and experience has encompassed many types of healthcare facilities and projects, and all phases of the architectural process.
From 2006 to 2012, Bob was engaged as Anderson Mikos’ project manager and lead medical planner in a multi-firm effort in the planning, design and contract administration of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, a 1.25 million, 23-story, 288-bed, replacement facility for Children’s Memorial Hospital. Since 2011, Bob has also been part of a multi-disciplinary team that has partnered with Grace Children’s Hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti to provide design concepts and guidance on a replacement for their hospital that was destroyed in the January 2010 earthquake.
Heather Fennimore, President of the Americas, Humanscale
Heather has been an owner and partner since 1986. Ms. Fennimore has been instrumental in building the sales organization at Humanscale, and has established a successful nationwide sales force of more than 300 sales professionals. Her vision to bring ergonomics into mainstream corporate interiors has been the foundation for the company’s unprecedented growth, which significantly exceeds industry averages. Heather Fennimore is the first chairperson of the Scientific Advisory Committee for Cornell University’s Atkinson Center for Sustainable Futures.
I.D. Magazine selected Humanscale as one of the ten most innovative companies worldwide in their annual issue celebrating individuals and organizations that “drive design.” Humanscale is dedicated to cultivating a greener corporate culture, and designs, engineers and manufactures products with sustainability and environmental conservation in mind.
Currently, Ms. Fennimore oversees all sales channels, vertical marketing, product management, Humanscale University, Humanscale recruiting and customer service. Ms. Fennimore is an avid environmentalist and lover of animals and has been extremely committed to supporting the World Wildlife Foundation. Heather resides in Colorado with her husband.
Dr. Wayne Ruga, FAIA, FIIDA, Hon. FASID, Founder and President, The CARITAS Project
Wayne has a specialized healthcare planning and design Master’s degree in architecture and more than forty years of experience in designing environments to improve lives. He founded the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo (HFSE) in 1985 (originally the Symposium on Healthcare Design) and then The Center for Health Design (CHD) in 1992 to advance the field of healthcare design practice. In 1999, Wayne founded The CARITAS Project (TCP) to further advance health and healthcare through more innovative design of the environment. Today, Dr. Ruga works with an international network of leaders to demonstrate the health and healthcare related benefits of ‘actively exercising health design leadership to cultivate a more generative space to create ‘a place to flourish’®.
Wayne is a globally recognized change agent, pioneering thought leader, teacher, author, and presenter. He designs, organizes, and produces history-altering experiences as opportunities for personal learning and both systemic and sustainable improvement.
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