National Building Museum

Talk and Book Signing : No Neutral Built Environments

Date: Monday, December 10, 2018
Time: 6:30–8 pm
Location: 401 F St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Hear author Sarah Williams Goldhagen discuss how recent advances in neuroscience and environmental psychology prove there are no neutral built environments—but, rather, ones that either positively or negatively impact daily lives. She argues that new understanding of human perception and cognition makes it urgent that we completely re-conceptualize the role of built environment design in everyday life as an issue of social justice and public health. Following the talk, she signs copies of her book Welcome to Your World (HarperCollins, 2017), which is available for purchase in the Museum Shop

Join us from 5:30–6:30 pm for a reception held before the program.

1.5 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.5 CM (AICP) / 1.5 PDH HSW (LA CES)

$12 Member | $10 Student | $20 Non-member

Reserved copies will be available for pick up at the talk. Unable to attend the program but interested in ordering the book? Find it at the Museum Shop.

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$20.00