Dr. Eve Edelstein is research director of the Perkins+Will Human Experience Lab and the Gadget Lab, using advanced technologies to reveal how design measurably influences human experience, cognition, health and wellbeing. Dr. Edelstein uses a Neuro-Architectural process that combines design practice with clinical and research expertise, drawing on her degrees in neuroscience, architecture and anthropology. Eve works with design teams to apply innovative strategies in real world and award-winning projects, including planning and design in healthcare, workplace, educational, urban and landscape design.
Dr. Edelstein is co-founder of Clinicians for Design, an international group with clinical expertise, to inspire and accelerate the design of environments and systems that enrich the healthcare interface, and guide leadership to inform design through health research, education, and policy. Dr. Edelstein directs the DesignHealth Co-Laboratory, which brings together consulting experts in bio-sensors, wearable environmental trackers and advanced virtual reality systems to predict and demonstrate the interaction between place and people, as part of the AIA Design+Health Research Consortium. Eve also serves the Board of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, and the International Academy of Design + Health.