What's Wrong With: The Podcast

How can architecture promote better mental health and well-being? ft. Dr Birgitta Gatersleben

Episode Summary

Dr. Birgitta Gatersleben is Director of the Environmental Psychology Research Group at The University of Surrey where she runs the associated Master of Science (MSc) and Ph.D. programs. She has over 20 years of experience in studying people-environment interactions investigating a range of topics including the psychological benefits of exposure to nature, privacy in open-plan offices, and sustainable living. Much of her work takes place in large multidisciplinary research programs and she is passionate about studying and promoting human-environment interactions that support environmental quality as well as human health and wellbeing.

Episode Notes

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