Associate Professor Christhina Candido

Associate Professor in Environmental and Sustainable Design / Director Sustainable and Healthy Environments Lab


A/Prof Candido is an architect with a PhD in Civil Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil) and in Environmental Science from Macquarie University (Australia). Her research interest and expertise relate to design, experience and performance of spaces. Her projects and publications are related to the fields of Post-Occupancy Evaluation (POE), Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), new ways of working and learning, and climate responsive design in tropical and subtropical climates.

A/Prof Candido directs the SHE – Sustainable and Healthy Environments – Lab. The SHE Lab develops a program of applied research aimed at understanding how the built environment can improve sustainability and health.

A/Prof Candido closely with the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) and International WELL Building Institute. She is a WELL Faculty member.



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