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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

2014 Ray Gough Lecture: Evidence Based Design, Wednesday, Feb. 26

Globally renowned evidence-based designer and scholar Kirk Hamilton speaks about Evidence-Based Design in the Ray Gough Lecture Series, presented by the Interior Design Program in the College of Visual Arts and Design at the University of North Texas (UNT). The lecture series honors environmental designer, Ray Gough, alumnus and professor emeritus of art at UNT.

Kirk Hamilton, an American Institute of Architecture and American College of Healthcare Architects Fellow, is one of the most influential people in healthcare design. He is interested in evidence-based design for health care and the relationship of facility design to organizational performance. He is a board certified healthcare architect with 30 years’ experience in hospital design.

An associate professor and faculty fellow in the Center for Health Systems and Design in the College of Architecture at the Texas A&M University, Hamilton is a distinguished scholar and founding principal of Watkins Hamilton Ross Architects, Inc., a design firm headquartered in Houston, Texas. Hamilton also edits the Health Environments Research & Design Journal, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal whose mission is to enhance the knowledge and practice of evidence-based health care design by disseminating research findings, discussing issues and trends, and translating research to practice.

Evidence-Based Design
ART Building, UNT
Wednesday, February 26
@5:00 P.M. Reception (Lightwell Gallery)
@ 6:00 P.M. Lecture (ART 223)