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The International Academy for Design and Health is a leading global, interdisciplinary knowledge community dedicated to the stimulation and application of research concerning the interaction between design, health, science & culture.

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This website is your digital tool to connect, share knowledge, and find out about the latest news and events.  Please take the time to explore and meet our global leadership team and the global chapters, as well as to familiarize yourself with how you can get involved with the Academy.  We encourage all members to take an active role in contributing content by emailing our Global Support Team.  We look forward to collaborating with you as we undertake constant development of this digital tool, with your content and contributions, to provide a truly global community.

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The South Pacific Chapter hosted their first interactive workshop event in Melbourne to discuss how a culture of innovation, experimentation and considered risks adopted when delivering health projects to deliver better health environments. The workshop was well attended by design professionals, health agencies, contractors and equipment specialists representing the varied view points of the complex teams involved in deliver health projects. In 2019 there will be follow up workshops nationwide. Stay tuned for updates! ... See MoreSee Less

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Innovation Workshop

Innovation in Health Facilities The South Pacific Chapter hosted their first interactive workshop event in Melbourne to discuss how a…

IHF 42nd World Hospital Congress - Brisbane

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association and Queensland Health welcomes hospital and health service leaders from around the world to…

Academy partners with Infraestructura Hospitalaria, Chile

The International Academy for Design and Health is proud and honoured to partner with organisations who share our vision in…

Design & Heath Academy Awards

The Design & Health International Academy Awards is the world’s leading advocacy program, recognizing professional excellence in the research and practice of designing healthy environments. The awards are open to international organizations in both the private and public sectors participating in either research or practice, including the planning, procurement, design, construction and management of healthy built environments.

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