Las Vegas Area: Biophilic Design and The Living Building Challenge CEU


"Biophilic Design, Part 1" and "The Living Building Challenge"



Have you heard about "Biophilia" but not sure what it means?

Have you wondered about a Living Buiding Challenge project, but not sure why you should get involved?

Come to the joint CEU event and get your questions answered while earning 2 LU's (AIA, IDCEC or LFA)

Our speakers are Nicole Craanen, NCIDQ and Alexia Chen, AIA

Nicole Craanen, NCIDQ

Nicole is an experienced NCIDQ commercial designer with a Masters in Fine Arts degree in biophilic design. She has an interest in the health and well-being of life as it relates to the effects of architecture and design. Nicole has the LEED Green Associate and WELL AP credentials as well as serving as the Living Building Challenge Collaboration ambassador and facilitator for Milwaukee.  She also provides biophilic design consult to designers and material and furniture manufacturers through her consulting firm Rooted In Nature.  Nicole draws inspiration from international travel, photography, hiking and backpacking.

Alexia Chen, AIA

Alexia is an project architect at LGA. She is passionate about creating a better world through the built environment. With a background in the arts, she has an eye for design, but strives for a balance between functionality, environmental impact, and user experience. You may have known her as the project manager of the award-winning UNLV Solar Decathlon 2013 project. More recently, Alexia became a co-facilitator for the Living Building Challenge Collaborative in Southern Nevada, a branch group for the International Living Future Institute, with a mission to revitalize the local enthusiasm for environmental design.  

To be held in the Las Vegas City Hall Training Rooms

495 S Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89101

$10.00 fee

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For Questions, Contact: Caron Richardson



Date and Time

5:30 PM – 8:00 PM


Las Vegas City Hall Training Rooms
495 S Main St
Las Vegas, NV 89101
United States