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Welcome to the International Academy for Design and Health
The International Academy for Design & Health is a leading global, interdisciplinary knowledge community dedicated to the stimulation and application of research concerning the interaction between design, health, science & culture.
Providing a highly visible global forum for an ongoing exchange of research findings among scientists, designers and industry, we work in close partnership with our international network of governments, universities and commercial organizations to promote human health, wellbeing and quality of life through environmental design.
The centerpiece of our activities is the 11th Design & Health World Congress & Exhibition, which will be held in Hong Kong, China, 15-19 July 2015.
Organised by the International Academy for Design & Health. With the support of Architectural Services Department, Housing Department and Department of Health of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and Hospital Authority. Supported by leading academic institutions and healthcare industries worldwide, with participation of ministries of health from South Africa and Vietnam. Our 11th World Congress comes to Hong Kong with a cutting-edge scientific programme that will help to underpin a salutogenic healthy society for the 21st century.
Prof Alan Dilani PhD Prof James Barlow PhD Dr Ko Wing-man, BBS, JP Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi Prof. Pham Le Tuan MD Prof. E. K. Yeoh Prof. Joseph Sung Dr. Ken Yeang Prof. Anthony Capon
Founder, International Academy for Design & Health, Sweden
Academy for Design &
Secretary for Food and Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government
Minister of Health
of Health, Vietnam
for Health, Welfare and Food
The Chinese University
of Hong Kong
Prof Alan Dilani PhD
Prof James Barlow PhD
Dr Ko Wing-man, BBS, JP
Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi
Prof. Pham Le Tuan MD
Prof. E. K. Yeoh
Prof. Joseph Sung
Dr. Ken Yeang
Prof. Anthony Capon
Click here to also download a slideshow of images from the congress.
The Design & Health China 2014 International Symposium organised by
the International Academy for Design & Health and Spire Coris in
partnership with Beijing University of Civil Engineering &
Architecture, was successfully held at the Marco Polo Parkside Hotel in
Beijing, from 30 October - 1 November.
to exploring global salutogenic perspectives on the creation of a
healthy society in China, the event explored how the quality of the
built environment affects our health, wellbeing and quality of life,
bringing together interdisciplinary world experts to share their
knowledge in the creation of a new salutogenic vision for a healthy
China in 2020.
|From left; Alan Dilani, Founder of International Academy for Design & Health Ragnhild Aslaksen, Helsebygg Midt-Norge Per Anders Borgen, Ratio Arkitekter Liv Haugen, Helsebygg Midt-Norge Alf Haukeland, Asplan Viak Kjell Olav Lyngsmo, Helsebygg Midt-Norge John Arne Bjerknes, Nordic Office of Architecture Trond Heggem, Asplan Viak. Foto: Siri M Bakken
|Lifetime Leader: Prof George Mann