On Part 2 of today’s episode, Cheryl continues her rich and deep conversation with Bryan Langlands, FAIA, FACHA, EDAC, LEED GA, Principal NBBJ Architecture and Edwin Beltran NCIDQ, IIDA, ASSOC. AIA, Principal, Lead Interior Designer, NBBJ Architecture. Edwin shares the deeper meaning of Essentialism in Design and what it means to humanity. Bryan shares how he led the charge in addressing the dilemma of overcrowding in our nation’s emergency departments by calling for the recognition of a new type of treatment space for lower-acuity patients. Part 2 of today’s conversation will continue to inspire and warm your heart.
Learn more about Bryan Langlands, Edwin Beltran and NBBJ by visiting: http://www.nbbj.com/.
In Part 2 of Cheryl’s conversation with Bryan and Edwin, they discuss:
- Edwin dives deeper into the concept of Essentialism in Design and gives specific examples of how this approach creates the sense of belonging and connection.
- How does color and texture achieve the sense of warmth and belonging?
- Essentialism is a branch of minimalism, but how is Essentialism different from minimalism?
- Bryan is a prolific and generous influencer of healthcare in many ways. What does he mean when he says, “What I find interesting is that we can effect change and regulation?”
- Brian shares more about what he has learned from sitting on a Guideline Committee that sets guidelines every four years in healthcare.
- Bryan leads the charge in addressing the dilemma of overcrowding in our nation’s emergency departments by calling for the recognition of a new type of treatment space for lower-acuity patients. His push for delivering “the right care at the right time in the right place” is resulting in the first major change to emergency department allowable requirements via the Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) regulatory guidelines, which set the minimum requirements enforced in 44 states and federal agencies.
- What is Edwin seeing regarding FGI Regulatory Guidelines?
- How did Edwin and Bryan arrive at their careers in healthcare? Learn about their origin stories.
- What does the future of healthcare and architecture design hold from Edwin and Bryan’s perspective?