Beyond the Walls, Breathing Wellness & Sustainability into Architecture
This panel will take a deeper dive into sustainable architecture practices, IAQ, energy efficiency, and Passive House design, as well as explore the hidden elements and benefits of neuro-architecture on our well-being. Sharing how to integrate these practices into everyday design and how even small steps, a desire for change, and a positive mindset can all contribute to a more sustainable world and lead to healthier lifestyles.
Speakers: Wayne Turett, Architect & Founder of the Turett Collaborative & Jessica Shaw, Design Director of the Turett Collaborative
Wednesday, May 4, 2022 • Noon EST
Wayne Turett, RA:
Principal and Founder
Founder and principal of the Turett Collaborative, he leads a creative team with a design vision that has defined his work for over twenty-five years and plays an active role in all Turett Collaborative design assignments. Engagement with the city and with his neighbors has become the hallmark of his design work.
As a recognized architect and designer, Turett has served as a design critic and has taught at NJIT, Parsons, and the Fashion Institute of Technology and frequently lectures on restaurant design for the Institute of Culinary Education.
Turett has immersed himself in the culture of New York City, while living and working in TriBeCa for the last twenty years. His local ties have naturally led to a special expertise in working with community and preservation groups where he can develop associations with clients and neighbors. Turett’s passion for carbon neutral design is not just a practice, but a way of living and embracing the future of net zero building.
Jessica Shaw, ASID:
Director of Interior Design
Jessica Shaw hails from Toronto, Canada, where she received her BFA in Interior Design from Ryerson University’s acclaimed School of Interior Design. During the course of Jessica’s professional experience, now spanning over three decades, she has pushed the boundaries of conventional role of interior designer. With experience in retail and residential design to live events; production design and art direction for film; video production for installations and performance art, the diversity of Ms. Shaw’s past experience has fused and informed what her interior design skills embody today-that of a refined and uniquely specialized genre.