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Gensler Design Exchange

The Gensler Design Exchange creates a dialogue between design experts, creative trendsetters, and thought leaders to discuss how we shape the future of cities.

May 9, 2019

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we are bringing you a special episode of the Gensler Design Exchange focused on the impact of sound in health and wellness. In this episode, Gensler’s health and wellness leader, Tama Duffy Day, speaks with ambient electronic musician Yoko Sen, whose research on noise in...


Oct 29, 2018

In this episode of the Gensler Design Exchange podcast, host Gregory Plavcan talks with Gary Strehlke, the Wellbeing Navigator at Steelcase. Gary begins by describing wellbeing hubs at Steelcase as an accessible approach to HR. Rather than the “principal’s office” HR tends to be, a wellbeing hub is an intentional...


Feb 14, 2018

When strategic healthcare planning and design thinking intersect, healthcare organizations are setting the framework for success in community caregiving, according to Tim Chafin, Chief Strategy Officer at Legacy New Ventures Consulting. Ultimately, the ability to execute on an organization’s long-term strategic...


Jan 25, 2018

“Sick care” refers to the emphasis that health care has traditionally focused on treating symptoms and illnesses instead of promoting whole patient care, including preventative care and expanding access to health care for at-risk patients. Paula Widerlite, Chief Strategy Officer at the Anne Arundel Medical Center...


Jan 11, 2018

In the latest episode of the Gensler Design Exchange, Tama Duffy Day, Gensler’s Firmwide Health & Wellness Practice Area Leader, talks to Dr. Mark Rowe, an Irish physician, educator, thought-leader, and author of “A Prescription for Happiness.” Mark’s three pillars for effective health care center...