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Renee Desneige Christensen

Renee Desneige Christensen
International WELL Building Institute

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Using a mixed methods approach to study user behavior within the built environment with a focus on human health and wellness
Additional affiliations
February 2019 - January 2021
National University of Singapore
Position
  • Senior Researcher
Education
August 2009 - May 2015
University of Missouri
Field of study
  • Environment & Behavior

Publications

Publications (8)
Research Proposal
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Our built environment is getting smarter and healthier. Moving beyond sustainability and resiliency related to the Green movement, buildings are now incorporating features which promote human health and wellbeing. However, oftentimes, building users are unaware of these design features and building owners and managers are unsure how to measure this...
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This paper describes the adaptation of an open-source ecological momentary assessment smart-watch platform with three sets of micro-survey wellness-related questions focused on i) infectious disease (COVID-19) risk perception, ii) privacy and distraction in an office context, and iii) triggers of various movement-related behaviors in buildings. Thi...
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700 Nanometers and Aesthetics. This article will explore the processes by which people understand, interpret, and organize sensory, social, and internally generated data based on recent developments in neuroscience and Gist Theory using the example of 700 nanometers on the electromagnetic spectrum. This article will explore the physiological respon...
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Assisted Living environments for elderly individuals must incorporate context-based design features to support a sense of self
Conference Paper
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Revisiting Kirkbride: The dark side of attunement and designing for respite. This project combined mental health, art history, and architecture and Content Analysis to explore the design elements that the 19th century physician and mental health advocate, Thomas Story Kirkbride, used to design mental institutions as a place for respite.
Poster
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Revisiting Kirkbride: The dark side of attunement and designing for respite. This project combined mental health, art history, and architecture and Content Analysis to explore the design elements that the 19th century physician and mental health advocate, Thomas Story Kirkbride, used to design mental institutions as a place for respite.
Conference Paper
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Asian countries have the largest and fastest growing elderly population in the world. As they seek ways to manage this social and economic challenge their responses must be sustainable while promoting the health and wellbeing of the entire population. However, as they look to more experienced countries, they are faced with models of long-term care...

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Projects

Projects (2)
Archived project
Increase human occupant interaction with building features