Architecture + the 21st Century Paradigm Shift: Designing for the Emotional Brain

Friday, February 21, 2020 1:30 PM

Architect and author Ann Sussman explores the impact that architecture has on our brains. Ann’s book, Cognitive Architecture, Designing for How We Respond to the Built Environment, co-authored with Justin B. Hollander, won the 2016 Place Research Award from the Environmental Design Research Association.
USFSP Lynn Pippenger Hall/Kate Tiedmann College of Business
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Kate Tiedemann College of Business
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Topic Panelists

Ann Sussman
Ann Sussman, RA, an architect, author and researcher is passionate about understanding how buildings influence people emotionally. Her book, Cognitive Architecture, Designing for How We respond to the Built Environment (2015), co-authored with Justin B. Hollander, won the 2016 Place Research Award from the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA). A frequent speaker, she has given more than 80 lectures at regional conferences, colleges and universities, including keynoting architecture events in Houston, Cincinnati and Nashville in 2017, and presenting at Greenbuild/Berlin in 2018 and Greenbuild/Amsterdam in 2019