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Edinburgh

Thursday 03 October, 2024

Architecture for Wellbeing vs
Wellbeing in Architecture

Venue: Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP

Event

Event: How can design and architecture contribute to enhancing health and wellbeing in society? Moreover, what steps can designers and architects take to prioritise their own health and wellbeing?

Join us for a day of workshops, seminars, panel discussions, presentations, and product discovery sessions. Together, let's explore how thoughtful design and construction can foster well-being in our lives and professional practices. 

Exquisite line-up of Speakers

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Peter Kerr

Director of Atelier 10

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Ross Hunter

Director of Graven Images

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Anne Cosentino

ABS Wellbeing Programme Lead

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Linsey Shields

Director of Fundraising & Business development at Change Mental Health

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Lesley Palmer

Professor of Aging & Dementia design

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Jacqueline Kane

Nurse Psychological Therapist at Resolve Psychotherapy

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Karen Pickering

Estate Development Manager at the University of Edinburgh

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Pete Smith

Architect, Collective Architecture

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Linda Engles

Lecturer at Aberdeen University and Chartered Occupational Psychologist

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Nicola Walls

Assistant Design Manager at the University of Edinburgh

Speakers
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An invaluable programme
(updated as of 15th April)

Room 1

Morning Session

10 - 10.45 am

Seminar on Mental Resilience with Jacqueline Kane, Resolve Psychotherapy

 

10.45 - 11.15 am

Mid-morning coffee break 

 

11.15 am - Midday

The individual perspective CPD with Anne Cosentino,  Architects Benevolent Society (ABS)

Lunchtime Session

12.30 - 2 pm

Presentation by Atelier 10

"Wellbeing and Health benefits of Lighting" with Peter Kerr

Lunch served

Afternoon Session

3 - 3.45 pm

Menopause in the Workplace Workshop, with Linda Engles, University of Aberdeen

3.45 - 4.15 pm

Afternoon coffee break

4.15 - 5 pm

Mental Health Training for Managers and Senior Leaders, with Change Mental Health

Evening Session

6 - 8.30 pm

Panel Discussion:

"Architecture for Inclusivity: benefits of a people-centric approach to design"

followed by Networking & Drinks

Room 2

Morning Session

10 - 10.45 am

Product Presentation / workshop by Solus Ceramics

10.45 - 11.15 am

Mid-morning coffee break 

 

11.15 am - Midday

Product Presentation TBC

 

Afternoon Session

3 - 3.45 pm

Product Presentation TBC

3.45 - 4.15 pm

Afternoon coffee break

4.15 - 5 pm

Product Presentation TBC

Room 3

Morning Session

10 - 10.45 am

Product Presentation TBC

 

10.45 - 11.15 am

Mid-morning coffee break 

 

11.15 am - Midday

Workshop TBC

 

Afternoon Session

3 - 3.45 pm

Mindfulness Workshop with Jacqueline Kane, Resolve Psychotherapy

3.45 - 4.15 pm

Afternoon coffee break

4.15 - 5 pm

Product Presentation TBC

Event Programme
Particpation Cost

Tickets

Full Day Ticket: £95 incl VAT

Cost includes all-day entry at the event for 1 person

All food and drink throughout the day

Networking with our Speakers, Sponsors and other attendants

Group booking (5 tickets): £400 incl VAT

Cost includes all-day entry at the event for

5 people

All food and drink throughout the day

Networking with our Speakers, Sponsors and other attendants

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Sponsors

Partners

Gallery

DPU Talks & Workshops in Pictures

Venue Info

The Venue: Central Hall Edinburgh 
2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP

Situated in the heart of Scotland’s innovative and award winning capital city, Central Hall is an exceptional building. #DesignPopUp is excited to welcome the city's A&D community to this stunning venue.