In the Room with Alison Mears and Jonsara Ruth


Hear the full interview with our expert guests from Episode 02, Alison Mears and Jonsara Ruth, founders of the Healthy Materials Lab at Parsons School of Design. Learn about who holds the power to make our built environment healthier and a special case study featuring America’s largest landlord, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA). Plus, hear a warm introduction from Kimberly Seigel, a research knowledge manager and co-director of our Material Performance Lab.


Eunice Wong, RPP, MCIP

Eunice is an urban designer and planner who is passionate about intersections—in human identities, between planning and people, and literally where roads meet.

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Lauren Neefe, PhD

Lauren is a writer and content creator who produces content across platforms for Perkins&Will’s Design Leadership and Research initiatives.

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