New Design Trends in Wellness and Hospitality
ON-FLOOR WORKSHOP
THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 26
12:00 - 1:00 pm | SESSION # W4
EDUCATION TRACK
Lighting Design | Health and Lighting
TARGET AUDIENCE
Architects | Engineers | Lighting Designers | Interior Designers | Other End Users
AUDIENCE LEVEL
Beginner | Intermediate
QUALIFIES FOR
1.0 AIA LU; 1 BOMI CPD; 1 IDCEC; 1 IES; 1 LA-CES
José Antonio Gonzalez, AIAPrincipalJAGAR Architecture
ABOUT THE SESSION

In the search of attractive, functional and exciting built environments, architects and designers rely on the versatility and quality of current lighting technologies to emphasize the elements of new trends on retail, wellness and hospitality projects. New design trends are utilizing lighting as a tool to create ambiance in built experiential environments and is key in supporting new brands and concepts.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • See the overall vision of a designer and architect, and learn their process when it comes to design and lighting.
  • Understand various design priorities like aesthetics vs. functionality, and the relevance of lighting controls and ambiance throughout the day and the space.
  • Explore current trends on wellness, its relation to technology and comfort via illumination.
  • Learn the critical role of illumination in creating new exterior/interior design concepts for hospitality and restaurant projects.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
José Antonio Gonzalez, AIA
Principal
JAGAR Architecture

Jose Antonio Gonzalez brings two decades of experience in architecture and design. Prior to opening JAGAR Architecture, Jose Antonio worked nationally and internationally for architecture firms in Austin, New York and Berlin, as well as 8 years as project designer with Frank Gehry. Holds B.Arch. University of Texas at Austin.


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