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2015 Progress Report: Design And Health Research Consortium

December 1, 2015

The Architects Foundation, along with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), issued this first progress report of the AIA's Design and Health Research Consortium. The consortium helps translate research on design's influence on public health into architectural practice for policymakers, design and public health professionals and the general public.The 2015 report covers consortium activities across a spectrum of research issues where design contributes to public health, from the effects of indoor temperatures on sleep deprivation and depression to a "best design" competition for a mobile isolation treatment unit to combat the Ebola epidemic.