Title: Director, Light Box
Organization: Wingate Hughes Architects
Location: Washington, DC
One of the first WELL APs, WELL Faculty, and Fitwel Ambassadors, Lida is an architect by training and an interior architect in practice with a strong focus on sustainability and its impact on the people in the spaces we design. Lida utilizes her 15+ years of design and sustainability expertise to spearhead thought leadership and efforts incorporating the best of scientific and medical research into design strategies across all her work. She currently serves on the USGBC-NCR Market Leadership Advisory Board, is a part of the WELL Mind Concept advisory, is a WELL Faculty member; and was a reviewer for the WELL AP test development, as well as an SME reviewer for the WELL Community Standard and WELL v2. She regularly serves as an SME in Health and Wellbeing, giving presentations from LA to Oman and writing on various wellbeing topics. A firm believer that the design of space has a profound impact on physical and mental health, she supports all who work with her with the wide range of knowledge and tools at her disposal to truly elevate design and the occupant experience.