Architecture and Mental Health Conference, London – 19 May 2017

An interdisciplinary conference for architects, developers, clinicians and artists, showcasing design innovation in mental health care – produced by East London NHS Foundation Trust @ELFTArts in collaboration with Architects for Health and The Royal College of Psychiatrists Arts Special Interest Group.

The Wash House
25 Old Castle Street
Aldgate
London E1 7NT

Cost: £50-75

EVENT PROGRAMME:

Morning Session Chair: Professor Stefan Priebe FRCPsych, Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Services Development, Queen Mary University of London

9.30 - 10.00 REGISTRATION, TEA & COFFEE

10.00 - 10.30 Welcome: Dr Navina Evans CEO, Professor Frank Rohricht Associate Medical Director for Research & Innovation and Stephen Sandford Arts Therapies Lead

10.30 - 11.10 Analysis of therapeutic spaces for clients with severe conditions

Dr Evangelia Chrysikou, Registered Architect (ARB), Medical Planner, Marie Curie Fellow University College London

11.10 - 11.30 TEA/COFFEE BREAK

11.30 - 12.10 How Things shape the mind: A theory of material engagement

Dr Lambros Malafouris, Research and Teaching Fellow in Creativity, Cognition and Material Culture, Oxford University

12.10 - 12.50 Thinkbuild architecture - the Soteria Project, Berlin

Jason Danziger, Architect BDA and Dr Martin Voss, Consultant Psychiatrist

12.50 - 13.10 Panel Q&A

13.10 - 14.00 LUNCH (Provided)

Afternoon Session Chair: Marie Gabriel, Chair - East London NHS Foundation Trust Chair

14.00 - 14.10 Dr Thana Balamurali and Dr Peter MacRae Consultant Psychiatrists

RCPsych Arts Special Interest Group

14.10 - 14.40 How to design mental health facilities to encourage interaction between patients, staff and visitors?

Dr Nikolina Jovanovic, Psychiatrist & Architect, Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Services Development, Queen Mary University of London

14.40 - 15.10 Architects for Health

15.10 - 15.30 TEA/COFFEE BREAK

15.30 - 16.15 Innovative Ideas Forum

Vitamin Green - Exploring the role of nature to improve health care

Bethany Summers, Co-Director and Green Care Project Manager, Women’s Environmental Network

The Vacuumcleaner - MadLove Asylum

16.15 - 16.30 Q&A

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