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{Past Event} - Design & Construction Series: Tailoring Sustainability to Suit the Human Experience

May 8, 2009 - 1:30 pm - May 8, 2009 - 1:30 pm -- Eastern Standard Time


Currently many healthcare providers are faced with the mission of implementing sustainable design in their facilities. This presentation focuses on ways to involve employees in the design process in order to make better sustainable choices and on sustainable design strategies building occupants will notice.

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Creating products that make buildings better.

Sponsors and co-sponsors do not participate in planning, developing and implementing the educational activity.


  • Engage Employees in the Sustainable Design Process
  • Create a Sustainable Design Program from Employee and Occupant Feedback
  • Use Sustainable Strategies That Will Get Noticed by Occupants
  • Communicating Through Design


Ashley Luten, Orcutt Winslow
Telephone: 602.257.1764 x7649
Ashley’s project experience ranges from airports to data centers to healthcare. She has worked over the years to integrate the knowledge from her anthropology background into an architectural design process influenced by human perception and the human experience. This design process has proved successful in many recent healthcare projects for Orcutt Winslow. Ashley was the LEED Coordinator for Corgan Phoenix from 2006-2007 and has taught numerous classes on the subject. She has lectured for the past two years on Sustainable Design in the Desert Climate at the ASU College of Design Summer Design Workshop. She is currently working on a publication called Healthy Buildings for the Healthcare Industry focusing on the connection between patient well being and sustainable facilities, as well as continuing research on the Human Side of Sustainability.

Tazmine Loomans, Blooming Rock Development LLC
Telephone: 480.326.9662
Tazmine Loomans has a Bachelor’s of Science in Design and Master’s of Architecture degree from Arizona State University. She was with Orcutt|Winslow for 6 years in their healthcare studio. Her interest in sustainability led her to revive and chair the Environmental Committee there. She launched Environmental Week based out of Orcutt|Winslow which included lectures, educational movies and activities about sustainable design. She pioneered the Healthy Buildings Presentations that is an introduction to clients on sustainability in Healthcare. She is helping to develop this presentation into a publication. She has also led presentations on the Business Case for Green to her peers as well as helped develop the presentation for Practice Green Health 2009 Webinar Series called The Human Side of Sustainability, A Focus on Experience. Ms. Loomans is the founding principal of Blooming Rock Development LLC, a company that is committed to renewing the urban fabric through re-developing existing dilapidated buildings into affordable and sustainable housing. Blooming Rock Development is also involved in green consulting with local businesses providing services like energy-audits and other ways to greening their process and their resources.

Webinar speakers have no financial or other interest in the sponsoring company and the sponsor has had no input into the content of the presentation.

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