Celebrating Dr. Erika Eitland This Women's
History Month: Pioneering Healthier Spaces

Date Published: March 13th , 2023

This Women's History Month, we're shining a spotlight on Dr. Erika Eitland, a groundbreaking figure whose work is transforming the way we think about the spaces we inhabit. As the head of the Human Experience Lab at Perkins & Will, a leading architectural firm, Dr. Eitland is making history as the first public health scientist to play a pivotal role in the field of architecture.

Dr. Eitland's expertise extends far beyond traditional architecture. She is deeply committed to enhancing the health and well-being of communities through the design of schools, homes, and urban environments. Her innovative research has influenced high-profile organizations, including The World Bank and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), demonstrating the powerful connection between health, economic prosperity, and environmental sustainability. Under Dr. Eitland's leadership, the conversation around building design is evolving. She advocates for a holistic approach that prioritizes both the health of the planet and its inhabitants.

Her vision of a "perfect world" encompasses affordable living and sustainable urban development, setting a new standard for what it means to create truly healthy buildings. As we celebrate Women's History Month, let's draw inspiration from Dr. Eitland's achievements and dedication to paving the way for future generations. Her work serves as a compelling example of how integrating public health science with architecture can lead to innovative solutions that benefit us all. Join us in recognizing Dr. Erika Eitland for her remarkable contributions and in exploring how Gen Z can continue to lead the movement towards a healthier, more sustainable future.

Thank you for joining us on this artistic journey.