Sonja Bochart (Virtual Event)

Hosted at Streaming Online

part of a series on Biophilia

About the speaker

Sonja Bochart, a design leader in health and wellness for over twenty years, has an extensive background in creating spaces to support both human and ecological wellbeing. She works nationally as a senior designer and biophilia consultant. Her portfolio includes leading the design for projects in all building sector project typologies: workplace, healthcare, educational, community, mental health, residential and cultural centers. Sonja serves as a recognized leader and educator in the industry, with current teaching at Arizona State University’s Herberger School of Design, and contributing to such groups as Interior Design’s Healthcare and Wellness Council, and the advisory council for the International Living Future Institutes Biophilic Design Initiative, and serving as a board member for Green Plants for Green Buildings. As an advocate for foster connections between people and natural systems, Sonja is one of the foremost facilitators for project and team biophilic design workshops, including consulting for LEED, Living Building Challenge and WELL Building design charrettes, including recent projects for the University of Washington’s Population Health Building, Mayo Clinic, The Port of Seattle, and Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

Additional details

What will this event be like? Our virtual event will start at 8:30AM with coffee time. Sonja Bochart will be leading us in a talk starting at 9AM. We’re excited for this opportunity to connect our community and get to know each other.

This Month’s Theme: Biophilia Our Düsseldorf chapter chose this month’s exploration of Biophilia, Lara Paulussen illustrated the theme, and our new Global Partner Skillshare is presenting the theme globally!

Questions? Please let us know if you have other questions about the event: phoenix [at]