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045: ‘Squirrel Mentality’, with Dr. Upali Nanda

Special guest Dr. Upali Nanda of HKS Architects joins the podcast to talk about the achilles heel of architecture, design diagnostics, occupancy outcomes, feedback loops, and what all of these have to do with her work at the intersection of research, data, neuroscience, and space.

Upali on Twitter

Upali Nanda uses neuroscience to understand buildings as living organisms (Archpaper)

HKS Architects

HKS Research

HKS LINE (Laboratory for INtensive Exploration)

Taubman School of Architecture and Urban Planning at University of Michigan

Center for Advanced Design Research and Evaluation

Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture

Venn diagram (Wikipedia)

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