Human-Centric Architecture with Ali Heshmati
Construction DisruptionMay 15, 2024
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Human-Centric Architecture with Ali Heshmati

In this episode of the Construction Disruption Podcast, Todd Miller and co-host Ryan Bell explore the intersection of design, architecture, and health with award-winning architect Ali Heshmati. Heshmati's work primarily centers on designing environments that promote mental and physiological health by aligning with our natural biological rhythms.

Ali brings over 30 years of experience in architecture and design to share his insights on the impact buildings have on human health and well-being. He explores concepts like biometric architecture and the importance of natural light in our daily routines.

Heshmati also discusses Circadian Eyewear, a product he developed to mitigate the adverse effects of artificial light on our circadian rhythms. Throughout the podcast, he discusses various cultures, the essence of human-centric design, and the future of architecture in fostering healthier living spaces.

Whether you're a professional in the field or simply curious about the space we inhabit, this episode promises to reshape your understanding of architecture's role in our daily lives. Join us as we uncover the future of design and the profound ways it can enhance our physical and psychological state.


01:15 Introducing Award-Winning Architect Ali Heshmati

04:51 Ali Hashmati's Journey: From Tehran to Norway

14:11 The Impact of Built Environments on Health and Wellbeing

19:54 Exploring Circadian Rhythms and Architectural Design

32:19 Daylight in Architecture: Balancing Energy and Experience

39:38 The Gap in Architectural Education

42:24 The Personal Journey to Circadian Eyewear

42:48 The Impact of Circadian Eyewear

51:23 Designing Buildings for Human Experience

54:02 The Vision for a User Manual in Architecture

56:14 Advice for Aspiring Architects

59:37 Rapid Fire Questions: Insights and Anecdotes

01:09:23 Final Thoughts and Contact Information

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