This course addresses the intersection between neuroscience and architecture, exploring how the design of environments can positively affect people's health and well-being.
Participants will learn how to apply neuroarchitectural principles to create spaces that promote mental health, reduce stress and encourage healthy habits.
Additionally, the course discusses disease prevention strategies through salutogenic design, emphasizing the importance of environments that support healthy lifestyles.
In summary, this course offers a comprehensive overview of how architecture can be a powerful tool in promoting well-being and preventing disease.
1. Understand the intersection between neuroscience and architecture: Explore how the principles of neuroscience can be applied to the design of environments.
2. Promote the creation of healthy spaces: Learn to design environments that have a positive impact on people's mental health.
3. Reduce Stress Through Design: Discover design strategies that help reduce stress and promote well-being.
4. Encourage healthy habits: Understand how environmental design can positively influence people's behavior in relation to healthy habits.
5. Explore salutogenic design: Discuss disease prevention strategies through the design of environments that support health.
6. Emphasize the importance of health-friendly environments: Recognize the relevance of creating spaces that encourage healthy lifestyles.
7. Provide a comprehensive overview of neuroarchitecture: Provide participants with an understanding of how architecture can be a powerful tool in promoting well-being and preventing disease.
1. Digital certificate
2. 8 hours of live classes to allow greater interaction, distributed in 2 meetings of 4 hours each
3. Recording of meetings to watch and re-watch whenever and however you want
4. Handbook with class slides
5. Lifetime access to exclusive Telegram group
6. 1 year access to all course material
WHO IS THE COURSE FOR
1. Architects and interior designers
2. Healthcare professionals
3. Architecture and interior design students
4. Urban planners
5. Building Owners and Managers
6. Wellbeing and mental health professionals
7. Anyone interested in improving their understanding of how environmental design can affect personal health and well-being.
1. INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN WITH A FOCUS ON PREVENTION AND WELL-BEING
- Introduction to NeuroArchitecture
- Evidence-Based Design
- Understanding well-being
- Salutogenic design and prevention
2. STRESS AND RESTORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS
- Relationship between environment and stress levels
- Biophilic Design and Integrative Lighting
- Architecture of social interaction
3. SENSES AND AFFECTIVE MEMORIES FOR HEALTH
- Perception and the senses:
- Multisensory experience and its role in well-being
- Culture, emotion and affective memories in favor of health
4. TRANSFORMING HABITS AND DECISIONS THROUGH ENVIRONMENTS
- Choice architecture and nudges
- Designing with a focus on healthy behaviors
- Active Design
- Design and mindfulness
5. DESIGNING ENVIRONMENTS WITH A FOCUS ON PREVENTION
- Mental health in the current context
- Exploring Sick Building Syndrome
- Long-term effects: spaces that support the Cognitive Reserve
✅ Member of the Advisory Council of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA) and vice-chair of the ANFA Chapter Brazil
✅ Master of Arts from Middlesex University, London and Architect and urban planner from USP
✅ Co-author of the book Triuno: Neurobusiness and Quality of Life
✅ Coordinator at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design)
✅ Professor at FGV (Fundação Getulio Vargas) and FAAP (Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado)
✅ NeuroArchitecture Consultant
✅ Creator of NeuroAU