Design's Role in Climate Change, Health, and Equity

Learn how ASID is empowering designers to make a difference and positively impact our shared future.

The definition of sustainability is expanding to include ecological health, with the recognition that climate change is the single largest threat to human health and economic prosperity. Where do interior designers fit in this landscape, and what role can we play to support ecological and human health in an equitable way? Learn how ASID is leading the way with the Committee on Climate Change, Health and Equity (CoCHE), empowering designers with strategies to have a positive impact on our shared future.

David Cordell, ASID, LEED AP, WELL AP

Sr. Technical Coordinator, Associate Principal


As an associate principal in Perkins&Will’s Washington, D.C. office, David Cordell has served as a project designer and technical coordinator on groundbreaking projects with a particular focus on interior environments and their interaction with occupant health, wellness, and sustainability. His experience includes a va­riety of corporate, non-profit, healthcare, and science & tech projects for clients of various sizes. David has worked on numerous LEED Platinum projects, and the American Society of Interior Designers HQ, the first project in the world to earn dual Platinum certification under LEED and the WELL Building Standard. David speaks regularly on topics related to healthy interior environments.


Design's Role in Climate Change, Health, and Equity
09/11/2021 at 11:00 AM (EDT)   |  45 minutes
09/11/2021 at 11:00 AM (EDT)   |  45 minutes Join us in the Grand Ballroom for this morning breakout.