People (fr)

Christina Steinmayr

Nov 17, 2020

As the Designer and Creative Lead, Christina guides the creative strategy of NewCities and produces all graphic materials across web and print. In her time at NewCities, Christina has refined the brand identity of NewCities with all its sub-brands and created new visual identities for Connected Communities, Ai4HealthyCities, Higher Ground, The Big Picture, and NewCities’…

Gabriella Gómez-Mont

Nov 17, 2020

Gabriella Gómez-Mont is the founder of Experimentalista – a novel type of creative studio specialized in cities, public imagination and system change – as well our newest external collaborator, with whom we will be launching the NewCities Master-Class series in 2021. Gabriella is also the founder and former director of Laboratorio para la Ciudad (2013…

Daniel Goodhand

Nov 02, 2020

Daniel is the chair of the Institute of Acoustics publications committee and was elected onto the institute’s governing council from 2017 to 2019. Daniel began his career in acoustics in 2003, set up his consultancy business, Goodhand Acoustics, in 2012 and is a member of the Association of Noise Consultants.

Lisa Lavia

Nov 02, 2020

Lisa Lavia is managing director of UK NGO the Noise Abatement Society and is conducting doctoral research on soundscape, planning policy and wellbeing at The Urban Institute, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. Lisa actively participates in the development of international soundscape standards and is pioneering their practical implementation in urban planning through campaigning, outreach and research.…

Erica Walker

Oct 23, 2020

Dr. Erica Walker is the founder of Community Noise Lab at the Boston University School of Public Health. Their primary aim is to explore the relationship between community noise and health by working directly with communities to address their specific noise issues using real-time sound monitoring, smartphone technology, laboratory based experiments, and community engagement activities.…

Dr. Arch. Antonella Radicchi

Oct 22, 2020

I am an interdisciplinary researcher, experienced in working internationally with different stakeholders. Since 2016, I have been the inventor and principal Investigator of Hush City. My research is applied to real-world problems and focuses on the immaterial and sensorial components of the urban environment, that I study through a context-sensitive participatory approach, characterised by ethnographic…

Catherine Guastavino

Oct 22, 2020

Catherine Guastavino is an associate professor at the School of Information Studies of McGill University, where she holds a William Dawson Research Chair. She directs the Multimodal Interaction Laboratory and the Sounds in the City partnership. She is also a member of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology( CIRMMT) where she…

Marianthi Tatari

Oct 09, 2020

Marianthi is an Associate Director and Senior Architect at UNStudio, a knowledge-driven architecture and design practice in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. In her role, she is leading projects with a focus on design, organization, and bridging bold ideas with new methods of design implementation. Marianthi has worked worldwide in over 15 countries with…

Bing Bing Guo, MPH

Oct 05, 2020

Bing Bing is passionate about improving physical and mental health outcomes and addressing health disparities. Her work at Delos focuses on the impact of the built environment and human behavior on health and wellness. Bing Bing holds a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from Columbia University. She is a former Epi Scholar at the…

Regina Vaicekonyte, MS

Oct 05, 2020

Regina is a healthy buildings expert. Her research focuses on the role that various environmental and behavioral factors play in physical and mental health and well-being, including air and water quality, lighting, material composition, diet, sleep, and physical activity, among others. Regina’s work at Delos informs the evaluation, development and delivery of products and services…

Carolyn Swope, MPH

Oct 05, 2020

Carolyn is an expert on the relationship between health and the built environment. At Delos, Carolyn investigates the role of building and behavioral factors on occupant health, well-being, and productivity. She supports projects to develop products and services to optimize these factors through the design of physical environments, and communicates findings to the public. She…

Nancy Kohout

Oct 02, 2020

PE, LEED AP BD+C Nancy Kohout has more than 20 years of experience in the building design industry. Her experience includes comprehensive mechanical design and project management for mixed-use, workplace, higher education, science and technology, healthcare, and municipal clients. As an engineering leader in an integrated design firm, Nancy believes she has a responsibility to…