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The Power of the Forest in Transforming our Future Workspaces
Thursday, 12 November, 2020 @ 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM EST
13:30 – 14:30 GMT
A Sponsored Fringe Event hosted by Acclaimed Danish furniture Manufacturer, Carl Hansen & Søn (NYC, U.S.)
About the session:
Carl Hansen & Son will host a lively conversation featuring Brooke Mellen, Founder of Cultured Forest to enlighten you on the Japanese cultural practice of Forest Bathing or Shinrin-yoku, which has scientific data to show how nature and time outdoors has proven to help lower stress levels.
Our panel with expertise in workplace strategy, the design of well-being spaces, and have “bathed in the forest”, will join Brooke in conversation. Together, they will share their thoughts and concepts of how this practice could foster creativity and inspire the design of relaxing environments for workplace gatherings.
About Carl Hansen & Søn
At Carl Hansen & Søn, we believe that iconic design is a combination of simplicity, aesthetics and functionality brought to life through skilful work with the highest quality materials.
For over 100 years, we have specialized in providing the outstanding furniture craftsmanship that brings visionary design concepts to life.
About Brooke Mellen and Cultured Forest
Brooke Mellen founded Cultured Forest to share and merge her passion for culture, art and the outdoors. She advises individuals and corporations on how to have enriching and healing experiences through nature and art, achieved through a guided Forest Bathing experience or by building a nature-inspired, sustainable Art Collection. Learn more here.
About Brian Kaplan
AIA, IIDA, LEED AP, WELL AP
Architect, WRNS Studio
As a registered architect with 25 years of professional experience concentrated on the technical execution of architecture and interiors, Brian is dedicated to quality in design, documentation, process and performance. An advocate of sustainability, Brian has directed firms’ development of sustainable practices, reinforcing the role we play in improving the health and well-being of the occupants of the buildings and spaces we create.
About Sandra Tripp
IIDA NCIDQ LEED AP
Principal + Managing Director, Huntsman Architectural Group
Sandra is passionate about partnering with clients to articulate their vision within the built environment, providing end users with spaces that connect, sustain, and inspire. As managing director of Huntsman Architectural Group’s New York office, she provides strategic direction and design leadership for a broad range of design, planning and workplace strategy projects.
About Tamara Sainz
Associate, Huntsman Architectural Group
Tamara has been a lead designer on projects for several media, technology, legal, financial, and corporate clients. Working collaboratively with clients, she explores, identifies, and integrates their expectations and goals into the design process. She is a creative problem solver, with extensive knowledge of finishes and furniture.
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