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Kaitlyn Gillis

Kaitlyn is passionate about health and wellbeing in the built environment and leads Light House’s projects and educational efforts on human-centred design, healthy building materials and the WELL Building Standard. Kaitlyn holds a Master’s of Science in Environmental Psychology, including research on restorative impacts of Biophilic Design on indoor environments. As an engineer and environmental psychologist, Kaitlyn understands how our environmental and social goals intersect through building design and materials. She is also an accomplished public speaker, advancing healthy buildings through sessions at Buildex Vancouver and Edmonton; Women in Architecture; and the Public Health Association of BC, to name a few. Kaitlyn recently published two articles: Healthy Building Syndrome with Dak Kopec in Canadian Architecture Magazine, August 2016; and Designing Interior Environments that Support Human Health with Michelle Biggar in Sustainable Architecture & Building Magazine,January 2017.

Twitter: @kamakeg