Fostering Wellness Through the Built Environment

Presented in partnership with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) – St. Louis.

Click here to view a list of program attendees (PDF).
Click here to view WELL Building Standard resources on the International WELL Building Institute website.

Placing health and wellness at the heart of design and construction decisions can have a positive impact on human health, social equity, and return on investment. At this session, learn how to engineer spaces for improved community health and increased real estate value.

Developed in partnership with leading physicians, scientists, and industry professionals, The WELL Building Standard® (WELL) is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact the health and well-being of the people who live, work, and learn in these buildings. Join us to learn more about how the built environment can make a positive impact on communities through improving our health, happiness, and productivity.


  • Discuss current issues related to wellness in the built environment
  • Identify design strategies to promote health and well-being
  • Describe the WELL Building Standard as a tool to support health and well-being in the built environment
  • Explain how WELL compliments existing building standards like LEED


Jessica Cooper, Executive Director, Project Management, Delos
Jessica Cooper is a Provisional WELL Accredited Professional (AP). She has been involved with the development of WELL as it applies to live projects since its initial ideation phase and has assumed a management role in the implementation of the first WELL Pilot Projects since the public release of WELL in October 2014. She has led architects, developers, and engineers alike to understand the principles and research behind WELL and successfully build WELL Certified spaces. Her management and insights have influenced and informed the development and implementation of the WELL Building Standard over the past three years.

Jessica graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelors of Science in Design and Environmental Analysis.  She currently serves as a committee member on the Living Building Challenge NYC + NJ Collaborative, the IIDA New York Chapter Sustainability Forum, and Urban Green Council’s Membership Committee.  A LEED Accredited Professional since 2008, Jessica maintains her Interior Design and Construction specialty and also holds a certificate in Green Professional Building Skills Training: Construction Management.


Submitted for approval of 1 GBCI CE Hour and 1 AIA/CES LU

Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
5:30 – 6:15 pm – Registration & Networking
6:15 – 7:30 pm – Formal Presentation

Alberici, 8800 Page Ave., St. Louis, MO 63114

FEE:  Free for USGBC-MGC & BOMA Members as well as Full-time Students; $20 for Non-members

REGISTRATION:  Click here to register online

QUESTIONS? Contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway staff at  or (314) 577-0225.

Thanks to our Evening Program Sponsor!

Louer Facility Planning, Inc.

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