Regenerative Design: Changing Your Thinking Can Change the Design Outcomes

05/15/2020 By Robert Nieminen

Guest Susanne Angarano, principal at Vaysen Studio, discusses the importance of regenerative design; what it means and how designers can start thinking about not just “doing things better” but about “doing better things.” Find out the advantages of using this approach over more traditional design methodologies in this insightful episode.

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Meet our guest:

Susanne AngaranoSusanne Angarano | ASID, CID, NCIDQ | Principal | Design Strategist, Interior Designer, Regenerative Practitioner 

Susanne is a principal at Vaysen Studio. Her extensive experience includes a focus on higher education projects and holistic sustainable design work. Committed to environmentally sound design, she works to achieve design excellence through a process of stakeholder engagement to create spaces that connect with culture and context. Susanne is the recipient of the 2019 ASID Ones to Watch award, and her interior design work on MacArthur Elementary school was awarded the 2019 ASID Design Impacts Lives honorable mention.

Susanne has presented her work and research at several professional conferences, including the International Living Future Institute unconference, International Living Product Expo, ERAPPA, New York State Green Building Conference, and the New York State Sustainability Conference.

Susanne references the Center for Living Environments and Regeneration for additional resources.

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