Why hospitals are making us sick

Healthcare without harm

Robin Guenther is a leading expert and textbook co-author of Sustainable Healthcare Architecture and she believes we have created a “sick-care” system.

As Principal at the firm Perkins+Will, Robin has been the architect on many innovative healthcare buildings, designs that have often been published nationally and internationally.  In addition to her practice, Robin works at the intersection of healthcare architecture and sustainability policy, participating in a wide range of advocacy initiatives.

She is Senior Advisor to Health Care Without Harm, co-coordinated the Green Guide for Health Care, and has served on the LEED for Healthcare committee. Healthcare Design magazine named her the “#1 Most Influential Designer in Healthcare.”

In this TEDMED talk Guenther show us how critical our green building mission is to the future of human health.