“EDRA has always been at the forefront in providing a forum where environmental design research can be explored and debated,” said Mallika Bose, Ph.D., Chair of the EDRA Board of Directors. “The Healthy Rhode Island Environmental Design Summit is an excellent opportunity to see research in action, and we truly appreciate the integral support of the Rhode Island Department of Health and Roger Williams University in the creation and development of this historic event.”
For more information on the Healthy Rhode Island Environmental Design Summit and EDRA’s 2013 conference, visit http://www.edra.org/edra44providence.
The Environmental Design Research Association is an international, interdisciplinary organization founded in 1968 by design professionals, social scientists, students, educators, and facility managers. EDRA exists to advance and disseminate environmental design research, thereby improving understanding of the inter-relationships of people with their built and natural surroundings toward creation and curation of environments responsive to human needs.
With the theme of “Healthy + Healing Places”, EDRA44Providence has a special focus on health policy implications for environmental design in addition to promoting the value of research for advancing environmental design and
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