August 14th - 17th, 2017, guides architecture, design and healthcare industry professionals in an exploration of the juncture of the brain and the built environment. Program participants will develop a working knowledge of the brain and learn about aspects of its ability to process spatial cues.
Special guest lectures and panel discussions will be held, featuring renowned architect, Steven Holl, FAIA and noted Finnish architect/author/critic, Juhani Pallasmaa, Hon. FAIA. Joining them will be NewSchool neuroscience faculty members Gil Cooke, FAIA and Tatiana Berger, Assoc. AIA, along with guests Gordon Chong, FAIA and Alison Whitelaw, FAIA. Prominent neuroscientists featured in the program include Fred Gage, Ph.D, Thomas Albright, Ph.D and Sergei Gepshtein, Ph.D of the Salk Institute and Eduardo Macagno, Ph.D, Founding Dean of the School of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego. Download course brochure.