2013 - Daylight Symposium
Epigenetics & and the built environment - Deborah Burnett
Interior designer and expert in epegenitic design
We met with interior designer and expert in epegenitic design Deborah Burnett to hear her thoughts on the significance of the built environment. Here is what she said.
Deborah Burnett, ASID, CMG, LGC, AASM is an award winning internationally recognized registered interior designer, licensed general contractor, keynote presenter and member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Over a successful 30 year professional career, her practice has emerged as a leader in the embodiment of intent-driven, evidence-based architectural and interior design devoted to a working knowledge of how the body and brain are directly affected by the built environment. An early pioneer in the emerging practice of EPIGENETIC DESIGN, she has been instrumental in disseminating important scientific and medical research examining the impact of built environmental ambient lighting on the process of sleep, cognition and obesity. In addition to consulting on projects throughout the world, Ms. Burnett’s work includes clinical and academic research, public education and outreach, academic lectures, and presentations in the popular media.
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